From April 11 to 28, 2023, both inclusive
An application for the accreditation of research is incompatible with an application for the accreditation of advanced research. In the event of the refusal of accreditation of research, any new application for the accreditation of either research or advanced research can only be made one full year following the previous call for applications to which an application has been made.
Electronic processing through the Gencat Procedures website.
Step by Step
Once the online application has been initiated through the Gencat Procedures, you must follow the following steps:
Step 1: Apply
1. Download the application form
2. Complete, validate and save
3. Send for processing
Step 2: Make the corresponding payment and submit the documentation
Step 3: Check the status of a procedure
Step 4: Receive the asnwer from the Administration
- Please note that only one file can be attached for each type of documentation. Once files have been attached, they cannot be modified.
- In case you leave some section incomplete (without documentation), the following message will appear: "Currently this procedure has still pending requirements". You can ignore this message in case you have attached the required documents.
Once an application has been submitted, all supporting documentation must then be sent, together with the fee, through My Folder at Tràmits Gencat (the Generalitat de Catalunya's on-line applications website).
All supporting documentation must be uploaded to Tràmits Gencat within five days of an application having been sent.
All alleged merits must refer to the period prior to the deadline for application submission.
Failure to submit these documents will void the application.
Curriculum Vitae Accreditation of Research and Accreditation of Advanced Research in English
The CV must include a section with a maximum one-page summary of the applicant's scientific background, together with the their ten most important scientific contributions.
With regard to section B (Publications), section C (Works of Art and Architectural Projects) and section D (Patents and Utility Models) of the CV, all data identifying stated merits must be entered, otherwise any such merits will not be considered in the assessment.
Guide to good practices for writing up your CV for AQU Catalunya.
|Doctoral/PhD degree certificate||Only for non-Spanish doctoral degree holders when permission for an online data query to the e-Administration (PICA) platform has not been authorised.|
|ID or passport||Only for when permission for an online data query to the e-Administration (PICA) platform has not been authorised.|
|Large family status||Only for when permission for an online data query to the e-Administration (PICA) platform has not been authorised.|
Failure to submit these documents will mean they will not be considered in the assessment
|Directed doctoral thesis certificate||A certificate issued by the university indicating the following information: the title of the doctoral thesis and the date of the dissertation defense, the name of the doctorate degree holder, the name of the director or directors, and the qualification obtained.|
|Certification as principal investigator (PI) in competitive research projects||Certificate issued by the university or research centre stating: the name of the project, the funding body, the grant reference, the amount awarded and the duration of the project.|
Copy of the paper in electronic format, together with a document by the editor explaining the rationale for acceptance, in the same file (preferably in PDF). The acceptance must be final (no pending revisions).
Only publications that have been accepted and comply with these requirements will be considered.
No more than three assessment reports.
Up to three e.mail addresses can be provided in the application form of academics of recognised standing who are willing to write a confidential reference report on the applicant's academic background. These individuals will receive an e.mail whereby they can write and send the reference report.
Although these assessment reports are optional, the Specific Assessment Committees value very positively reports issued by researchers of recognised academic prestige in their field.
Protocol for action by AQU Catalunya in the event of cases of fraud in teaching staff assessment procedures
Candidates applying for research accreditation must be notified of the success or denial of their applications within a maximum period of six months from the date when the call for applications commenced.
To ensure the confidentiality of all participants, no results are given over the telephone.