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Civil Engineering

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The PhD program in Civil Engineering is a cross-cutting and interdisciplinary program organized around six major areas: Structural Engineering and Construction, Geotechnical Engineering, Water Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Infrastructure, Sustainability and Environmental Engineering and Computational Engineering.

The research period includes courses, seminars and activities of various kinds (experimental, theoretical, numerical, field...) that aim to achieve a solid and advanced research training that ends with the preparation and defense of a doctoral thesis on an innovative topic related to civil engineering. The research results are published in prestigious international journals.

The program is integrated into a setting that has all kinds of facilities to carry out research: laboratories, scientific calculation infrastructures, bibliographic bases, congress organization, etc.

The PhD in Civil Engineering enjoys all the quality and excellence awards from the Spanish Ministry of Education and the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency.


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