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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.

Implementation course: 2023-24

Application procedure


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


At the Academic Management Office of the faculty or school where the programme is taught.

The application can also be submitted via the online administrative procedures on the URV's intranet or the URV online registry.


  • Before the start of academic activities, by 30 September at the latest.


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.


  • If the application for annulment is submitted before the start of academic activity (1 October) and the fees have already been paid, the thesis supervision fee, learning support services fee, insurance and any applicable voluntary services will be refunded, if appropriate. The amounts paid to cover administrative charges and the academic pathway study fee, if applicable, will not be refunded.
  • 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.
  • To complete the requested annulment, you must have paid the corresponding part-payment of your registration fee.


  • Students whose registration is annulled will lose their places and the registration will be null and void.
    • If they are new doctoral students, they must repeat the official pre-registration in order to begin any university course.
    • All other students who wish to continue their studies must apply to resume their courses during the academic year after the annulment. If after a full academic year they have not applied to resume their studies on the original programme, they will no longer permitted to do so. If they decide to undertake doctoral studies in the future, they must pre-register for a different programme.
  • New students will be returned the documents that they submitted when they registered, if applicable.
  • If the doctoral student enjoys a contract of research personnel in training or has applied for a grant, the secretary's office must inform the Academic Management Service.