Ph.D. On Campus

Oenology and Biotechnology

Rovira i Virgili University

36 months
766 EUR/year
548 EUR/year
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Oenology and Biotechnology from Rovira i Virgili University aims to train the students to carry out high-quality research in the fields of Oenology and Biotechnology.


Oenology and Biotechnology from Rovira i Virgili University includes a series of specific training activities (some optional and some compulsory). They broaden the knowledge of students, fostering generic skills and interdisciplinary relations between them.


Students who successfully complete the doctoral programme will be able to work in the following areas:

  • Private companies in the field of oenology and biotechnology (wineries, suppliers, hospitals, biotechnology companies, etc.).
  • Teaching and research in universities.
  • Public research organisations (research institutes, research centres, technology centres, etc.).
  • Public authorities at European, national, regional or local level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Oenology
  • Web of Science
  • Advanced presentations skills
  • Leadership and directive competences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

To enter you must pre-enrol during one of the following stages:

  • 08/07 - 02/11 
  • 11/01 - 01/03
  • 15/06 (at the request of the program coordinator)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An academic record in the scientific and technical fields (biotechnology, oenology, food science and technology, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, pharmacy, medicine, etc.) at undergraduate and graduate level.
  • To enter the programme it is recommended to have completed the master's degree in Oenology or in Fermented Beverages at the URV. Students from other master's degrees will be individually assessed by the Academic Committee of the doctoral programme.
  • Reading comprehension in English and Spanish.
  • Previous experience of laboratory work.
  • To have, optionally, a support letter from a professor of the programme in the research line chosen as a supervisor of the doctoral thesis.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • ​Spanish identity card, passport or Foreigners’ Identity Number (NIE), if it is the first time you have studied at the URV.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    766 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 766 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    548 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 548 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • Approximate cost for first year
  • Second and successive academic year for both EU and NON-EU students - 548€

Living costs for Tarragona

580 - 960 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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