Can request the admission  those who meet the access requirements to the doctoral programme determined in the Royal Decree 99/2011, 28 January, as well as the additional requirements and criteria established to select and accept the doctoral students in each Doctoral Programme.
Generally, for accessing to the official doctoral programme will be necessary to hold the Spanish qualifications of Undergraduate Degree, or equivalent, and of University Master’s Degree.

Likewise, applicants under the following circumstances also can access:
a) To hold a Spanish university qualification or from other country of the European Higher Education Area, which gives access to the Master’s Degree, according to the provisions of the article 16 of the Royal Decree 1393/2007, 29 October, and they should have passed at least 300 credits of their official university studies, from which at least 60 have to be of Master’s studies.
b) To hold an Undergraduate Degree whose duration, according to the rules of Community Law, is at least of 300 ECTS credits. Said graduates should compulsorily take the training complements, except the range of courses of the corresponding undergraduate degree includes training credits in research, equivalent in training value to the credits in researche coming from master’s degree studies.
c) The university graduates who, before obtaining a training place in the corresponding entry test for specific health training, have passed with a positive assessment at least two training years of a programme for obtaining the official certificate of any of the specialisations in Health Sciences.
d) To hold a degree obtained according to foreign educational systems, without the need of its accreditation, after verification by the university that it certifies a level of training equivalent to the official Spanish qualification of the Master’s Degree and which confers in the issuance country of the degree the access to doctoral studies. This admission does not imply, in any case, the accreditation of the previous degree or its recognition for other purposes different to the access to Doctoral Studies. The Doctor qualification obtained this way, will be fully valid in Spain.
e) Graduates, architects or engineers holding a Diploma de Estudios Avanzados (Tertiary Education Diploma) obtained according to the provisions of the Royal Decree 77/1998, 30 April, or to have reached the research proficiency regulated by the Royal Decree 185/1985, 23 January, would be admitted to the doctoral studies regulated in the royal decree 99/2011.
f) To hold other Spanish Doctoral qualification obtained according to previous university regulations.
As admission criterion, the best record among the applicants will be established with general character, taking into account the capacity to accept new students of the different research teams that will form the programme.
As specific criteria/requirement:
1.- Applicants should have completed the Master’s Degree linked to this doctoral programme or other studies of the same level and branch of knowledge. In the case of holding the Diploma d'Estudis Avançats (DEA-a tertiary education degree)- obtained according to the Royal Decree 778/98– or the Research Proficiency- according to the regulations of the Royal Decree 185/85 they must have been completed it within Doctoral Programmes related to this.
In line with the established requirements by the different participating universities for its undergraduate degrees and master’s degrees, a B1 or superior level in English will be a requirement for access.
The students who fulfil the requirements will entry the doctoral programme, and the Doctoral Studies Academic Committee will be the responsible for verifying the compliance of the above requirements for the admission of the applicant.