The PhD programme in Tourism of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona aims to foster and showcase research in the field of tourism within the geographical area of Catalonia, especially Barcelona: a leading tourism destination and a worldwide point of reference, which has a direct influence on this university's surrounding area.
The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona is ranked among the best academic institutions in Spain and among the top 200 worldwide. The expertise of the teaching staff from the various departments involved in the project will allow synergies to be generated with sound, innovative, ground-breaking research within the broad, multidisciplinary field of tourism.
The programme is promoted and led by the Department of Geography and the School of Tourism and Hotel Management at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, whose lecturers are widely recognised experts in different areas of tourism research. The programme is multidisciplinary, just like the tourism sector itself, and involves eight further departments attached to the UAB.
This PhD programme provides the following principal career options.
You can apply until:
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Objectives and justification
The PhD programme in Tourism has the following objectives.
The ideal student profile should consist of the following: good academic record, research vocation, communication skills, language competence, and an ability to conduct quantitative and qualitative research (or a clear willingness to acquire this). It is also an advantage to have qualifications in Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences or Law.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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