Basic or General Competences

  • Systematic understanding of a field of study and mastering the research skills and methods related to said field
  • The ability to conceive, design or create, put into practice and adopt a substantial research or creation process
  • The ability to contribute to expanding the frontiers of knowledge by producing original research
  • The ability to undertake critical analysis and evaluation and to sum up new and complex ideas
  • The ability to communicate with the academic and scientific community and with society at large concerning the particular areas of knowledge using the common methods and languages employed in the international scientific community
  • The ability to foster, in academic and professional contexts, scientific, technological, social, artistic or cultural progress in a knowledge based society

Personal Capacities and Skills

  • The ability to operate in contexts in which there is little specific information
  • To find the key questions which must be answered in order to deal with a complex problem
  • To devise, create, develop and undertake innovative and ground-breaking projects in their area of knowledge
  • To work both independently and as part of a team in an international or multidisciplinary context
  • To be able to integrate knowledge, deal with complexities and formulate judgements drawing on limited information
  • The critical and intellectual defence of solutions