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Organization


This doctoral progam in Artificial Intelligence is managed by the Computer Science Department (CS). Most academic decisions are made by an Academic Committee which has representatives from all the research areas covered by the program. The person in charge of most academic issues is the Coordinator.  The manager of the thesis reviewing process is Lluís Padró. The acceptance of a thesis for submission is made by the Post-graduate Committee.
All documentation related to the program has to be delivered to the  Secretary (Mercè Juan).

The Academic Committee of the doctoral program has the following assigned tasks:

  • Represent the basic units that promote the doctoral program at the Doctoral Committee of the University.
  • To keep an updated list of the acadeimic staff linked to the doctoral program that according to the criteria and the regulations, is considered qualifyed for theses tutorship.
  • To keep up to date information about the doctoral program and ensure a correct external promotion and dissemination of the studies.
  • Admitting students (which includes the definition of the criteria for selection).
  • Establish, if necessary, the complementary courses for admitted students .
  • Assign a tutor to the students and, if necessary, a director or thesis supervisor .
  • To monitor the correct periodic evaluation of students in each of the different processes.
  • Perform the evaluation of the supervised research periods.
  • Maintain contact with the Doctoral Committee of the University with regard to thesis process prior to the thesis defense (submission of thesis, external reporting, committe proposal and nomination, etc. )
  • Send a copy of the thesis to each member of the committe appointed for the evaluation of the thesis.
  • Ensuring compliance with proper certification and accreditation processes established by the competent higher education authorities.



The current members of the Academic Committee are:

  • Javier Larrosa (coordinator).
  • Ulises Cortés.
  • Lluís Padró.
  • René Alquezar.
  • Miquel Sànchez