Presentation of applications
Templates of the applications are available on the website. An explanation is given on how each application is to be presented and in which cases the document needs to be registered.
If an application is to be presented in person, whether this is:
the individual in question must also provide proof of their identity with one of the following documents: Identity card, passport, driving licence, university card.
Other ways of presenting documentation at the URV, along with the relevant laws and deadlines:
- Online, for those procedures where this is possible.
- By ordinary post. If the documentation is sent by certified delivery, it must be presented at the corresponding post office in accordance with article 31 of Royal Decree 1829/1999, of 3 December, in an open envelope so that the application addressed to the University can be dated and stamped before being certified. If the application is not dated and stamped by the post office, the date on which it arrives at the General Registry of the University will be regarded as the date of presentation.
- At the registry of a national public administration or autonomous region of Spain. Applications may not be presented at the registry of a local public administration.
- At the diplomatic representations or the consular offices of the Spanish state abroad.
Applications must be presented within the periods established in the timetable of administrative procedures that is approved each year in the academic and registration regulations. These periods are published online under each procedure.
Calculation of deadlines
Unless specifically stated otherwise, any reference to days means calendar days.
Except for the deadlines established by the law, these regulations do not consider the month of August to be a working month.
A resolution regarding an application will be communicated:
- Whenever possible at the moment the application is made or, at the latest, five days after the student has made the application and presented all the documentation, if appropriate.
- At the latest, within the period established by law: 3 months.
The student may receive notification in one of the following ways:
- By certified post with acknowledgement of receipt to the address indicated on the official application.
- By being informed that he/she can come and collect the notification in person and sign an acknowledgement of receipt.
- By email to the student's URV email address, in which case there must be a digital signature.
- By courier, which the student is responsible for organizing and paying for. The courier must present the corresponding authorization of the student.
All emails between the URV administration and the student must be via the student's URV email address.
Once the student has completed their course, email communication may be via the student's personal email address provided that the student has given consent for this.
Appealing against a resolution
Students who have an application rejected or who do not agree with a resolution may file an appeal.
An administrative appeal is the procedure that allows a student to request that the URV annuls or reforms an administrative resolution. These appeals are regulated by Law 30/1992, of 26 November, regarding the legal system governing public administrations and common administrative procedure.
All resolutions must clearly state this right, the type of appeal which is possible and the date by which it has to be presented.
Issuance of accrediting documents
In accordance with the URV's decree on fees, students must pay a fee for the issuance of official certificates regarding their academic or financial record or courses that they are currently following or have completed. This does not apply to the provisional degree certificate, for which there is no charge. When the student applies for a certificate, the secretary's office will issue an invoice which the student must take to a bank in order to make the payment. The student may ask to receive the invoice in pdf format.
No charge is applied for the issuance of the student’s registration document or for an academic transcript if this intended for certain purposes (transfer of record, collaboration grants, etc.).
The document may be collected by: