Doctorate On Campus Online


Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC)

36 months
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The Doctorate Programme in Tourism at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is part of the REDINTUR cooperation framework, which is made up of 19 Universities with postgraduate studies in Tourism, which has been described in the National Plan for Tourism of the Ministry of Energy, Industry and Tourism, within the Talent and Entrepreneurship.


The Tourism programme at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) is the result of the coordination and cooperation between research teams with a track record in the scientific-social knowledge of tourism and in accredited training programmes.


Under this framework, the lines of research of the different groups of the aforementioned Universities have been unified and coordinated with the aim of collaborating and promoting training and research in Tourism in Spain

Programme Structure

The programme offers the following research lines:
  • Planning and managing tourist destinations. Tourism and local society
  • Economic analysis of the tourism sector
  • Management and innovation in touristic organizations
  • Tourism and Heritage
  • Smart systems in the tourism sector. ICT and data analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


English, Catalan, Spanish


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A photocopy of your identity card or passport.
  • A letter of motivation/presentation in which you give a brief presentation of your career; it should also include the specific motivations behind your candidacy, a description of your research interests and your relationship with the research group.
  • A letter of endorsement stating the name of the researcher who endorses your project.
  • A curriculum vitae stating the master's or postgraduate programmes and courses taken related to the research interests expressed in the motivation letter and, if applicable, previous scientific production.
  • Example of recent academic work (in Catalan, Spanish or English).
  • Certification accrediting the level of English required by the doctoral programme.
  • Documentation accrediting compliance with the entrance requirements. You will find more information in the corresponding section in the Campus Procedures.

Tuition Fee


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