The Doctoral Degree in Nursing Science offered by the University of Navarra is a program adapted to the European Higher Education Area that complies with Royal Decree 1939, dated October 29, 2007, which regulates official university education.
It received a positive evaluation from the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA), it was positively reviewed by the Council of Universities, and it received official approval from the Ministry of Education (BOE, Official State Bulletin, February 23, 2011).
This doctoral program is based on the Master's Degree in Advanced Practice and Management in Nursing, which was positively reviewed by the Curriculum Verification Commission on July 29, 2010.
The program is affiliated with the Department of Nursing Care for Adult Patients, although the Department of Community, Maternity and Pediatric Nursing is also involved in its development. The majority of the professors from these departments supervise the research projects for the Master's Degree in Advanced Practice and Management in Nursing and develop the various lines of research encompassed by the doctoral theses carried out as part of this doctoral program.
Professors/researchers from other departments and centers, on both a national and international level, will participate in the supervision of doctoral theses for this program. Furthermore, the professors from the departments involved in the program maintain partnership relationships with professors and PhDs from other national and international institutions. These relationships help improve and enhance the program.
Program Director: Ana Carvajal Valcárcel
Director of the Doctoral School: Unai Zalba Irigoyen
Secretary: Eva Pilar León Arrondo