Ph.D. On Campus

Computer Science and Mathematics of Security

Rovira i Virgili University

36 months
766 EUR/year
548 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Computer Science and Mathematics of Security from Rovira i Virgili University is designed to train students to become highly qualified researchers who are able to undertake research and innovation in the fields of computer systems and mathematics.


Computer Science and Mathematics of Security from Rovira i Virgili University can meet the need for professionals who are able to lead research groups in the field of computer systems and information and communications technology. As a result, industrial companies will be able to recruit holders of doctoral degrees to meet the increasing demand for innovative services, which require the design and development of new computing models, new algorithms for solving problems, smart systems, and new designs for computers and telematic services.


The scope of this doctoral programme cuts across many fields of application and enables graduates to find work in many different sectors, especially those committed to computer systems.

Increasingly, companies and institutions look for people with skills related to research tasks to carry out innovation or technology transfer projects related to computer engineering.

As it forms part of the Southern Catalonia Campus of International Excellence (CEICS), this doctoral programme offers career opportunities in the priority areas of the CEICS: Chemistry and Energy, Health, Tourism, and Heritage and Culture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Co-supervision of final undergraduate projects or master's degree theses
  • Training in research projects
  • Security and privacy in computer systems
  • Artificial intelligence, robotics and vision
  • Telematic architectures and complex networks
  • Mathematics


Arenas Moreno, Àlex (ICREA); Bras Amorós, Maria; Castellà Roca, Jordi; Domingo Ferrer, Josep (ICREA); Duch Gavaldà, Jordi; García García, Miguel Ángel (personal externo , UAM); García López, Pedro; Gómez Jiménez, Sergio; Sánchez, Marc; Martínez Ballesté, Antoni; Moreno Ribas, Antonio; Puig Valls, Domènec; Rallo Moya, Robert; Riaño Ramos, David; Rodríguez Velázquez, Juan Alberto; Sánchez Ruenes,

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

  • A personal letter of motivation 
  • The academic record of the students' university studies
  • 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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • 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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