The Academic Committee ( is made up of the following members:

Calendar of meetings

The doctoral committee of the Protected Agriculture program does not have a fixed schedule of meetings. It usually meets monthly if there are ordinary matters to be dealt with, and extraordinarily as soon as possible if there are urgent matters.
Doctoral students should contact the program coordinator to request the processing of the issues they consider pertinent.


The functions of the Academic Committee are as follows:

Concerning the Phd Program

  • Keeping the list of PhD Program members and External Collaborators updated.
  • Technically evaluating the incorporation or removal of researchers to and from the program.
  • Proposing the incorporation of new research lines, or the elimination of existing ones, to EIDUAL.
  • Evaluating the merits and proposing to EIDUAL an ordered list of students selected for admission to the PhD Program, along with the assignment of the thesis tutor, director, and co-directors.
  • Participating as a technical committee in the processes of monitoring, accreditation, modification or termination of the PhD Program.

Concerning Document Procedures

  • Establishing the training supplements required for each PhD student.
  • Approving the doctoral student's research plan.
  • Proposing transversal and specific training activities in their field.
  • Following up on the periodic evaluation of the doctoral student in each of the different training processes.
  • Approving changes in modality, extensions and temporary withdrawals.

Related to the defense of the Thesis

  • To authorize the deposit of the doctoral thesis, based on the requirements established in this regulation.
  • To propose the members of the tribunals for assessing doctoral theses to EIDUAL.