The academic and administrative structure of the PhD program in Economics is organized as follows:
Committee of Graduate Studies
It is composed of the program manager, the coordinator of the Graduate Faculty, the Director, Deputy Director and the teachers of the Faculty. Its function is to analyze and solve collegially the academic and administrative affairs of the program. It is responsible for the following activities:
This will be a specialist in the area of knowledge in which the student has decided to do his doctoral thesis and an academician from UABC. When determined by the Graduate Studies Committee, it will be called to an external academic with expertise in the subject area to which the respective thesis relates, acting as a co-director.
The thesis director will have the following functions:
There will be as many thesis committees as doctoral students, and these will consist of a set of academics with doctoral degrees that will advise and evaluate the performance of each student in the elaboration of thesis by the progress made. Thesis committees shall be composed of the thesis supervisor and two academics with doctoral degrees from UABC.
The thesis committee will have the following functions:
Expanded thesis committee
The Expanded thesis committee adds two professors from external institutions (national or international), besides the internal teachers. These committees shall meet at least once during the last six months before the exam application and finally in the defense of the student’s thesis.
The Expanded thesis committee will have the following functions: