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Full annulment of registration for personal reasons: Before the start of academic activity (1 October)

  • ITEM: Cessation of the academic and administrative procedures relating to a previously completed registration with the consequent loss of the rights of examination and of the status of doctoral student and of the benefits attached to this status.

Application procedure


The interested party or the authorized person on presentation of the necessary identification.


In the Secretary's office of the Faculty/School where they are carrying out their studies.


  • Before the start of academic activity (1 October)


By presenting the following documentation:


Resolution of the application


Head of the Secretary's Office of the Faculty/School.


Whenever possible, when the application is made. At most 5 naturals days after presenting the application and any necessary documentation.


  • The interested party will be informed of the resolution and, if appropriate, their academic transcript will be updated.
  • The annulment of registration will be recorded on the computer system.


  • Doctoral students who request annulment before the start of academic activity (1 October) and who have paid their all their corresponding registration fees, it will have their registration fees returned to them.
  • If the application for annulment is not presented within the established periods and the corresponding fees are not paid, the student will be required to pay these fees. Doctoral students in this situation will be temporarily suspended. Certificates and academic transcripts will not be issued to students while they are suspended. Suspended students may not resume their studies at the University in subsequent academic years until they have paid all outstanding fees. This is stipulated in the Decree on public prices and applies to all Catalan universities.


  • ​In the case of annulment for personal reasons before the start of academic activity:
    • Students who have not paid the corresponding registration fees will have their application for annulment for personal reasons rejected and they will have to make the outstanding payments in accordance with the established process. Students who do not make the payments within the established periods will be suspended.
  • Students whose registration is annulled will lose their places and the registration will be null and void. Therefore, the regulations governing continuing attendance will not be applied and students will not be required to make any payments. However, students must take one of the following courses of action depending on their circumstances:
    • If they are new doctoral students, they must repeat the official pre-registration in order to begin any university course.
    • If they are existing doctoral students, they must apply to resume their studies in order to continue on the same courses.
  • New students will be returned the documents that they submitted when they registered.
  • If the doctoral student has applied for a grant, the secretary's office must inform the Academic Management Service.