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The PhD degree programme in Business and Territorial Competitiveness, Innovation and Sustainability is set within the “Aristos Campus Mundus 2015” framework. This initiative is the result of the strategic aggregation of three socially oriented universities: the University of Deusto, Comillas Pontifical University and Universitat Ramon Llull.
You will be able to study in depth the various factors affecting the competitiveness of companies and territories. Particular emphasis is placed on innovation as an essential factor for competitiveness and on sustainability as a key element to ensure the well-being of future generations. Therefore, the programme delivers a sound rigorous background in research methodology.
The search for better solutions to organise the competitiveness of companies and territories demands not only financial resources but above all, research and innovation capacities. Furthermore, it calls for proper management of said research and innovation that enables financial resources to be effectively translated as innovations that underpin sustainable competitiveness.
San Sebastian Campus
Business and Territorial Competitiveness, Innovation and Sustainability
4 in Bilbao and 8 in San Sebastian
Application process open
The PhD programmes feature a range of both cross-cutting and specific research training activities for each programme. These activities focus on excellence in training new researchers and optimum development of research competences.
Research training activities include: courses, meetings, seminars, attendance to congresses, publication of articles and mobility stays.
The aim is to create a space for intellectual encounters where researchers can develop their training in an appropriate context.
Furthermore, these activities are programmed to ensure that students gain international experience through:
These activities are held throughout the training period.
You will participate in an industrial research or experimental developmentproject
A minimum stay of 90 days outside Spain will be required
Possibility of gaining a double degree from the University of Deusto and a foreign university