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Master in Journalistic Investigation, New Narratives, Data, Fact-checking and Transparency

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Academic direction :  Dr. Manuel Gertrudix  y  Dr Antonio Rubio

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Basic Information

Presentation

Facing lies, journalism. Faced with the obscurantism of the institutions, transparency. Opposite of opinion research and data.

We are not talking about the future, we are talking about a present where as a society and as journalists we face to new challenges: the fight against disinformation and the need for a journalism that does not remain on the surface and that investigates and tell the truth to citizenship with data.

The Universidad Rey Juan Carlos of Madrid and the Maldita.es Foundation We launched this master's degree with the aim of train professionals for this new present; a present in which to bet on the journalism as a public service for citizenship. Data journalists, developers and product managers of the most innovative digital media in Spain and Latin America together with long-standing reporters and researchers, they teach this degree in which you will learn to find, research, verify and visualize the great journalistic stories. This master's degree is the union of the best investigative journalism and data in our country and innovation and technology put at the service of telling our reality.

We have the collaboration of media and communication companies such as elDiario.es, Prodigioso Volcán, Podimo, Servimedia and The Facto. Also with the support of Red.es through the ONTSI, and the collaboration of ESRI Spain. In addition to numerous professionals and academics who work and research in matters related to Journalism and Communication who will teach sessions in the master's degree.

Objectives

The Master's in Journalistic Investigation, New Narratives, Data, Fact-checking and Transparency has as its main objective to train professionals in Journalism and Communication who can respond to the demand for the creation of new narratives based on innovation in information formats and products developed through investigation techniques, data verification and transparency.

For this, it is aimed at national and international students, preferably from Latin America and Europe, who meet the following profiles:

  • Journalists with some professional development in the media who seek training and alternative and complementary tools.
  • Graduates in Journalism/Communication with a good record, but without enough internships.
  • Other graduates (engineer, IT, law, economics) with concerns about Journalism and Communication.

The specific objectives of the Master are:

  • Training on the new tools to work with databases to tell stories/reports with added value.
  • Provide critical and verification tools to the journalistic product, applying the scientific method.
  • Delve into the concept of investigative journalism and the methodologies used in the best newsrooms in the world
  • Know the tools and techniques for data visualization and trend analysis.
  • Training on the best techniques for requesting and using public information within the Spanish national sphere with all its autonomies, as well as at a European and international level

SCHEDULE

Module I: Journalistic Investigation (11 ECTS)

In this module we will prepare you to apply journalistic investigation techniques in different products and professional contexts. We will analyze case studies so that you learn to discriminate the characteristics and components of journalistic investigations. In addition, with practical cases we will develop informative pieces applying the methodology of the journalistic investigation and verification process.

Module II: Data journalism and transparency (11 ECTS)

In this module we will work in a special way on the techniques of access to public information: Law of Transparency and Open Government. The information and data that are in the hands of the institutions are a journalistic source that we cannot do without to develop in-depth informative work. You will learn to use the tools for access to public information and you will receive legal training to request and obtain the information and documentary resources that governments and official bodies have.

Module III: Fact-checking (9 ECTS)

How can disinformation be curbed without limiting freedom of expression? In this module you will learn to recognize the features, characteristics and effects of disinformation in the digital age and the current legislative framework to counteract it. We will work from a theoretical and practical point of view applying methodologies and digital tools for the verification of political discourse and disinformation in the public sphere. With this module you will learn the skills of fact-checking to carry out verifications with technical and methodological guarantees, applicable in communication and other disciplines.

Module IV: New journalistic narratives (11 ECTS)

We are clear that in order to reach an increasingly heterogeneous public, communication must master new languages ​​and ways of telling stories. In this module we will work on the characteristics of new journalistic technologies and narratives applicable in different formats, including podcasts and documentaries for television. We will explore the possibilities of journalistic innovation in the creation of new information products and services through technological and design tools. In addition, you will acquire skills in the tools necessary to work with databases, analyze the results and tell stories with added value that will differentiate you from other professionals.

Master's Thesis (12 ECTS)

The Master's Final Project (TFM) consists of carrying out a journalistic investigation applying the techniques and tools learned and developed in the academic program, and that will put into practice the professional skills acquired in the Master.

This work will be done as a team. The result will be a journalistic investigation presented through a digital report that may include audiovisual, multimedia and interactive material.

The report resulting from the TFM, which must have a professional level, will be published in one of the collaborating media of the Master.

The research will be accompanied by an academic report where the process developed will be documented and will be adjusted to the regulations and defense procedures of the TFM of the Rey Juan Carlos University.

Curricular practices (6 ECTS)

The practices will be carried out in the newsrooms of the media, production companies and national and international agencies that develop investigative journalism, data, documentation, transparency or new narratives. Media collaborating with this Master.

Compulsory paid internships corresponding to the 6 established credits will be offered, with a duration of 3 months, with the possibility of extension to 6 months within the same year of presentation of the TFM.

Recipients

Access requirements: Students must present a graduate or graduate degree and pass the entrance tests with a grade higher than 5: data test, writing test. In addition, an interview with the direction of the master and the CV will be valued with up to 1 extra point.

Selection criteria: In the event that the number of applications exceeds the number of places offered, a selection will be made based on the following criteria:

  • Assessment obtained in the access tests 70%
  • Previous experience in media accredited through the Curriculum Vitae 20%
  • Place reservation date 10%

Number of Places: 20

Academic Management and Faculty

ADDRESS:

Dr. Manuel Gertrudix Barrio:

Professor of Digital Communication at the Rey Juan Carlos University, coordinator of the Ciberimaginario research group, and co-editor of the scientific journal Icono14. Specialist in communication and digital training, he has been IP of 8 national and international competitive research projects and has participated in more than 20. He has an extensive scientific production with more than 110 publications between research articles, book chapters and monographs related to innovation in digital communication, the development of new formats and the transfer of knowledge in these fields.

He has been Vice-Rector for Quality, Ethics and Good Governance at the URJC (2018-2021), Academic Director of the Center for Innovation in Digital Education at the URJC (2013-2017), Technical Advisor for New Technologies (2003-2007) and Head of Distance education service of the Ministry of Education. He has been an associate professor at the Complutense University of Madrid (1999-2002), the Francisco de Vitoria University (1999-2003) and the Carlos III University of Madrid (2003-2007). Since 2017 he is a collaborating professor of the Doctorate in Innovation, Communication and Educational Technologies of the ESAE of the Latin American Institute of Educational Culture (Mexico). He has carried out research stays in the USA at the University of Central Florida and in Scotland at the University of Stirling, and teaching in Argentina at the National University of Córdoba, in Colombia, at the Universidad del Norte, and in Brazil at the UDESC.


Dr. Antonio Rubio Campaign

Journalist, teacher, writer, editor and screenwriter.

He completed his degree in Journalism at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and his doctorate at the Complutense University of Madrid with the thesis: “Spanish journalists in the Rif War: 1921-1923 (Morocco). Origin of Investigative Journalism in Spain. It has the ANECA accreditation”.

He began his journalistic work in 1973 in the newspaper Tele-Express (Barcelona). The Newspaper of Catalonia (1979). Interview (1981). Change 16 (1989), The World (1993). And in 2005 he was deputy director of research for that newspaper.

He has been a professor at the Rey Juan Carlos University, the Spanish Radio and Television Institute (IORT) and director of the master's degrees in Journalism at El Mundo/CEU and Investigative and Data Journalism at El Mundo/URJC. Lecturer/tutor of the Ramón Llull/Blanquerna Master's Degree in Advanced Reporting (Barcelona). Professor at the CEU/San Pablo University.

In November 2007, he directed the “First Meeting between Investigative Journalism and History”. And in December 2008 the “II meeting between Investigative Journalism and History: The 23-F. The untold story. Spain needs a new law of Official Secrets”.

Some of his journalistic revelations have become "notitias in criminis": GAL, Reserved Funds, Luis Roldán's escape, wiretaps and papers from CESID, operation Nécora, operation Sokoa, ETA's revolutionary tax, Zabalza case, investigations on 11-XNUMX. M, Jesús Gil and corruption in Marbella, CESID, CNI, Reserved Funds, Ellacuría case.

Books: Quini from kidnapping to freedom (1981); The Inner Case (1995); The origin of the GAL (1997) and Lobo. A mole in the bowels of ETA (2003), Political and urban plots uncovered (2011), Luis de Oteyza and the job of investigating (2015) and The disaster of Annual through the press (in the 2021 edition).  

TV. Co-founder and director of the television production company Background (1997). Scriptwriter and director of research for the series “Chronicle of a generation: 1975-2000” for El Mundo TV.

Awards: International Press Club, León Felipe, Lumbreras from the Protagonistas program by Luis del Olmo and APEI, from the Association of Information Professionals.

In 2009, he delivered the inaugural lecture at the “XII Cátedra Europa” of the Universidad del Norte de Barranquilla (Colombia) under the title: Media: Europe and Latin America. "Intentional journalism" and "added value": Heródoto, Luis de Oteyza, Ksawery Pruszynski, Albert Camus and Ryszard Kapucisnki).

He is currently president of the Association of Investigative Journalists (API) and was vice president of FAPE.

Editor: Coordinator of collections of the publishing house Libros.com


FACULTY:

Clara Jimenez Cruz [Journalist and CEO of Maldita.es]

Journalist, CEO and Deputy Editorial Director of Maldita.es. She worked for nine years at laSexta, first in news services and later in different programs on the network. She was also part of the El Objective team until 2018, when she co-founded, along with Julio Montes, Maldita.es. She currently collaborates with Onda Cero, RNE, Onda Madrid, Telemadrid and TVE. She is the only Spanish member of the High-Level Group of Experts on Disinformation designated by the European Commission and is also the European member of the Advisory Council of the International Fact Checking Network. In 2015 she received, together with Julio Montes, the José Manuel Porquet Journalism Award. She was elected Ashoka Fellow Entrepreneur 2019 and APM Award for Young Journalist of the Year 2019.

“For me journalism is contrasted data and facts; then you have to dress it with the necessary narrative.”


Julio Montes Moreno [Journalist and Director of Maldita.es]

Journalist and Director of Maldita.es. He worked for more than a decade at laSexta, where he started in news services. He was one of the creators of the Sixth Column and until June 2018, co-editor of the program Debate Al Rojo Vivo. He collaborates daily with Julia on Onda Cero and Onda Madrid. In 2015 he won the José Manuel Porquet Prize for Journalism for Maldita Hemeroteca.

"Journalism is a battle: against lies, opacity, power and against what is disguised as journalism"


Laura zommer

Executive and journalistic director of Chequeado, the first fact-checking initiative in Latin America. Teacher of the Gabo Foundation. Member of the Board of the International Fact-Checking Network, of the Advisory Council of Sembramedia and of Gênero e Numero. She graduated in Communication Sciences and a lawyer, she graduated from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). Postgraduate in Political Communication, Universidad Austral. She is a professor of Right to Information at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the UBA and of the Master of Journalism at the University of San Andrés and a permanent collaborator of the newspaper La Nación. She was Director of Communications at CIPPEC from 2004 to 2012, Chief of Staff of the Secretary of Internal Security of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights of the Nation in 2003 and 2004, and worked for the newspaper La Nación as a reporter and researcher on judicial and criminal matters. corruption between 1997 and 2003. For his work as a journalist he received a dozen distinctions, including the Gabriel García Márquez Prize in the Innovation category in 2015.

“The present of journalism is transparent and collaborative or it is not.”


Raúl Sánchez [Head of the Data Unit at elDiario.es]

Head of the data unit at elDiario.es, he is a journalist specializing in database analysis and visualization. He coordinated the project 'La Tierra Esclava' and was part of the investigation 'Los Papeles de la Castellana'.

"Sometimes journalism is diving into a database and finding a story of public interest never told before."


Nacho Street

Head of investigation of newspaper Público. He was deputy director of Maldita.es until the beginning of 2022. As an investigative journalist and data coordinator at laSexta, where he was until October 2018, he participated in the publication of the Falciani list in Spain and has been part of the team that carried out the international investigations of the Panama Papers, which won a Pulitzer Prize in 2017, Bahamas Leaks and Paradise Papers. For the investigation of the Panama Papers he obtained in Spain the Madrid Press Association Award for Best Journalist of the Year 2017. He is a founding member and secretary of the Association of Investigative Journalists (API).

"The verification with facts and data following a robust methodology allow us to do the best journalism to tell stories."


Dr. Kiko Llaneras

Kiko Llaneras is a journalist for EL PAÍS. Doctor of Engineering, he spent a decade dedicated to research and teaching; since 2015 he has been writing. He has a newsletter.

“The best data journalism is more about analysis than data.”


Helen Darbyshire

Founder and executive director of Access Info Europe, an organization based in Madrid founded in 2006, dedicated to the promotion and protection of the right of access to information. Helen Darbishire is a human rights activist specializing in citizens' right of access to information (freedom of information), government accountability and participation, and the development of open and democratic societies.

“Without transparency there is no journalism.”


Daniele Grasso

Data journalist for EL PAÍS since January 2019. Before that, he spent five years at El Confidencial. She is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and has collaborated in transnational investigations such as The Panama Papers, Luxleaks or The Implant Files.

"Knowing how to treat data - where to find it and how to show it - is key to being able to tell stories of public interest, useful to people's lives."


Alfonso Armada

Journalist and Director of the digital magazine Fronterad, he is president of the Spanish section of Reporters Without Borders. He has published a few books. The last ones: Celta is not to blame (Libros del KO), By secondary roads (Malpaso, with photographs by Corina Arranz), Africa inside (5W, with Xavier Aldekoa) and How much does a human head weigh. Diary of a virus crowned by fear (Broken Glass).

“Journalism for me, apart from my way of being in the world, is an attempt to tell reality based on a physical principle (pay attention) and a moral one (put yourself in the place of the other).”


Victoria Anderika

Expert in open government, transparency and citizen participation. Her experience with open government began in 2010 when she started working at Access Info Europe, an organization that works to defend the right of access to information in Europe. There she worked coordinating projects that sought to test and expand the scope of transparency in different countries of the world. In addition, she worked on the creation and development of the Right to Information Global Rating, the only ranking that evaluates all transparency laws in the world. In 2015 she went on to direct the transparency project of the City of Madrid, where she developed one of the most ambitious transparency ordinances in Spain that included the regulation of lobbying and the regulatory footprint. In addition to this function, she served as Chief of Staff of the Councilor for Citizen Participation, Transparency and Open Government; Through this position, she was able to work on the implementation of the citizen participation policy of the City of Madrid and the deployment of Decide Madrid, a pioneering global digital participation platform that received the UN Award for Public Service in 2018. Since August 2019, she has been an advisor to the Más Madrid Municipal Group, where she continues to monitor the open government policies of the City of Madrid and the Community of Madrid. At an academic level, she is currently writing her doctoral thesis at the Autonomous University of Barcelona with the title: “The impact of transparency laws on the work of civil society. The Spanish case”. In addition, she is a professor on transparency in different master's degrees and regularly publishes on these matters. She has been a professor on numerous master's degrees and founder and professor of the Master's Degree in Investigative Journalism, Data and Visualization at the Rey Juan Carlos University.

“Public information is a fundamental raw material for the exercise of journalism and it is our right to know it.”


Gervasio Sanchez-Fernandez

Born in Córdoba in August 1959, Gervasio Sánchez has been a journalist since 1984 and has lived in Zaragoza for 34 years. His works are published in Heraldo de Aragón, he collaborates with Cadena Ser and the BBC and directs the Albarracín Photography and Journalism Seminar since 2001. He is the author of more than a dozen photographic books and received awards from the Aragón, Almería and Córdoba Press Associations, the Cirilo Rodríguez awards, Human Rights, Ortega y Gasset, King of Spain twice, Julio Anguita Parrado, Bartolome Ros, Jaime Brunet, Gernika for Peace and Reconciliation, José Maria Portell, José Antonio Labordeta and in 2009 he was awarded the National Photography Prize. He has been a UNESCO special envoy for peace since 1998. In 2004 the government of Aragon awarded him the Medal of Professional Merit, in 2011 the government of Spain awarded him the Grand Cross of the Civil Order of Social Solidarity and in 2019 he received the Gold Medal of the Spanish Red Cross. He is an adopted son of Zaragoza and is Honorary President of the Córdoba Photographic Association (AFOCO).

“Journalism is passion, commitment, rigor, it must be the light that illuminates the darkest places that surround us and it must be exercised as far away as possible from political, economic and factual halls if you don't want to be swallowed up by them sooner rather than later. ”


Dr. Ramon Salaverria

Professor of Journalism at the Faculty of Communication of the University of Navarra (Pamplona, ​​Spain). He is principal investigator of the Iberifier project, an observatory financed by the European Commission for the study of digital media and disinformation in Spain and Portugal. He collaborates as an advisor to the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) and has been president of the Journalism Studies Section of ECREA. Author of more than 250 academic publications, his research focuses on digital journalism and disinformation. His most recent book is 'Journalism, Data and Technology in Latin America' (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2021).

“Journalism is not only about telling the truth, but also about pursuing lies.”


Maria Santos-Sainz

Doctor in Information Sciences and Full Professor of Journalism at the Institut de Journalisme Bordeaux Aquitaine of Bordeaux Montaigne University, whose director she assumed from 2006 to 2012. She was president of CEJER from 2010 to 2015, Chercheurs en Journalisme des Ecoles Reconnues (Researchers in Recognized Schools Journalism).
Before dedicating herself to teaching, she was an editor in the Culture section and in the supplements Culturas and Libros de Diario 16, as well as editor-in-chief of the magazine Españoles en el mundo. She has collaborated in various publications in France and Spain, such as Cambio 16, Figaro Magazine or Sud Ouest.


Esther paniagua

Independent senior journalist and author specializing in science and technology, with a special interest in analyzing the social impact of innovation. She publishes in 'El País', 'El Español' (D + I), 'Xataka' and 'Muy Interesante', among many other national and international media. She was the first editor-in-chief of the magazine 'MIT Technology Review' in Spanish.
Esther has received numerous awards in science, technology and innovation journalism. Her most recent book is 'Error 404. Are you ready for a world without internet?' (Discussion, 2021). She is also the author of the reports 'Artificial Intelligence', 'Big Data, the power of data' and 'Disruptive Business Models' (published by the Bankinter Innovation Foundation).


Sergio Sangiao

Sergio Sangiao is the coordinator of Maldito Dato, the section of Maldita.es specialized in verification of political discourse, data journalism and investigation and use of the Transparency Law. He graduated in Journalism from the UAB and Master in Investigative Journalism, Data and Visualization from the URJC. Sangiao is an expert in Transparency and Right of Access.

“The Transparency Law is the best source a journalist can have”


Mark Schwartz

Spanish-Colombian journalist. In Madrid, where he has lived since 1986, he has been a reporter for Cambio16, head of Internacional at El Siglo, diplomatic correspondent for El Periódico and head of Opinion en Público. In the last 6 years he directed the newspaper el Heraldo, from Barranquilla (Colombia), where he began years ago as a journalist. He received the Simón Bolívar Award from Colombia in the research modality. He has collaborated on TVE, Ser and RNE. In addition, he has published two novels and a book of essays.

“Local journalism has a powerful future, as it is the maximum expression of direct contact with citizens in a world confused by globalization.”


Rocio Benavente

Coordinator of Maldita Ciencia at Maldita.es. She has a degree in Journalism from the Complutense University of Madrid, a Master's degree in Journalism and Communication of Science, Technology and the Environment from the Carlos III University of Madrid. She was a science editor for El Confidencial and a collaborator with the Sinc Agency, belonging to the FECYT, and with the Chair of Scientific Culture at the University of the Basque Country. She coordinates Maldita Ciencia, the science and health section of the verification outlet Maldita.es, since its formation in June 2018.

“Science journalism must rigorously and usefully transmit information that helps citizens make good decisions on issues as important as health, food or the environment, among others.”


Jesus Squire

Data journalist and member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Previously, she has worked in the General Directorate of Statistics of the Community of Madrid and in the Data Unit of El Confidencial, the first created in a Spanish medium. She has participated in major international investigative projects, such as The FinCEN Files, The Implant Files, The MEPs Project, The Paradise Papers or The Panama Papers, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in the category of in-depth journalism.

"The good journalist is not the one who writes well, but the one who knows how to report, contrast and verify information, data and facts"


Dr. Raul Magallon

Professor of the Communication Department of the Carlos III University of Madrid. He is the author of "Unfaking News. How to Fight Disinformation" and "Disinformation and Pandemic. The New Reality."

"When in doubt, don't share. When in doubt: ask, check, check."


Mercedes del Hoyo [Vice-Rector for University Extension at URJC and Professor of Journalism]

Professor of Journalism at the Rey Juan Carlos University. Degree in Philosophy and Letters from the University of Deusto (1982) and degree in Information Sciences from the University of the Basque Country (1990), where she obtained her doctorate in 1996. She teaches undergraduate and master's degrees related to treatment, writing and journalistic genres. After a brief period as a journalist in the newspaper El Correo, she taught at the University of the Basque Country and at the Carlos III University of Madrid. In recent years, his research work has focused on the changes that the Internet and, hand in hand, digital newsrooms and social networks have brought to the press, together with the informative treatment that is carried out in it and the journalistic elements that determine your credibility.

“Journalism should only have two servitudes: the readers and the truth”


Stephane M. Thick

Coordinator of Maldita Educa and responsible for digital literacy and educational strategy at Maldita.es. Filmmaker and social activist, she has lived in Germany and Spain. In Berlin he worked at the Spanish Television Correspondent. He is the director and producer of a dozen documentaries on social and political issues. Master in Digital Economy and Creative Industries from the EOI (School of Industrial Organization, Madrid). Founding member, of the board of directors and responsible for training of the PDLI - Platform in Defense of Freedom of Information. He gives classes and lectures on disinformation, documentaries, cultural management, digital activism, communication in the internet age and cybersecurity in postgraduate courses at different universities such as the UCM, URJC, UB, UC3M and other educational centers.

“Disinformation is one of the main threats in democracies in the internet age. For journalists it has become necessary to know how it works and know its mechanisms.”


Tomas Ocana Urwitz

Graduated in Law and Journalism, Tomás Ocaña is a journalist, director and executive producer who has a recognized prestige as an investigative journalist and director of documentary formats. He got his first recognition as a director when he was only 29 years old, thanks to the documentary PRESSionados, recognized in Los Angeles with the Gracei Award. Ocaña has since been awarded three Emmys, a Peabody, an Ortega y Gasset and the award from the Association of Investigative Journalists of the United States, among others. He was also part of the team of journalists who worked on The Panama Papers, the most ambitious investigation of the last decade that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. In recent years, Ocaña has directed or co-directed programs such as 'Crónicas Subterráneas', 'ActivistaZ', 'El Clan Blasco', 'El Method', 'In the Golden Cage' or 'Lucía en la spiderweb', which was selected for its premiere at the Malaga Festival 2021.

"Investigative journalists must lead the new boom in documentary formats on platforms, only in this way will rigor be guaranteed when telling the most relevant facts"


Pablo Hernandez Plaster

 

Coordinator of Academic Research at Maldita.es. He has practiced journalism for nearly two decades. He has spent the longest stage of his career at La Sexta where he has been editor of news and information programs between 2007 and 2020. Previously, he also worked as an editor at CNN +. He also worked as a news editor for Cuatro and Localia, as an editor for the Culture section at ABC and for the Science section at Agencia EFE.

“The better we know how misinformation works, the better we can fight it.”


 

Duration and development

MASTER IN JOURNALISTIC INVESTIGATION, NEW DATA NARRATIVES, FACT-CHECKING AND TRANSPARENCY

Modality: Onsite

Number of credits: 60

Contact hours: 600

Place of delivery: Headquarters Quintana URJC

Hours: 17-21 Monday to Thursday

Presentation of the course: 17 October 2022

Start date: 24 October 2022

Finish date:  September 2023

Reservation of place and enrollment

MASTER IN JOURNALISTIC INVESTIGATION, NEW DATA NARRATIVES, FACT-CHECKING AND TRANSPARENCY

Pre-registration period: March 7, 2022 – October 7, 2022

Enrollment deadline:  3 from October to October 21, 2022

Title price: €10.000

Possibility of scholarship (if applicable): Possibility of aid linked to the collaboration agreement with Red.es, and possibility of monthly payment.

Pre-registration: €500. This amount is included in the total cost of the course and will be returned if your academic request is not accepted. If, once the student's application has been admitted, the enrollment is not formalized, the amount deposited for pre-enrolment will not be returned.

The start of the course is conditioned to the minimum number of students enrolled.

Documentation to attach, forms and place of delivery

the applicants they will present all the scanned documentation, in the formats allowed through the telematic self-registration application at the time of applying for admission to own degrees. They must compulsorily attach to their request the declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format.

At any time, both the Program Management and the Own Teaching Service may request the applicants to submit said certified/collated documentation through the General Registry, located on the Móstoles Campus, or in any of the registries assistants located in the different campuses of the Rey Juan Carlos University, or by sending it through Certified Mail to: Rey Juan Carlos University. General Registry. Avda. Tulipán s/n. 28933. Mostoles. Madrid

The student is responsible for the veracity and correctness of the data provided, exonerating the Rey Juan Carlos University from any responsibility and guaranteeing and being responsible for its accuracy, validity and authenticity.

Required documentation:

Students with a degree obtained from a Spanish university or a Higher Education Institution belonging to another Member State of the European Higher Education Area that authorizes access to own postgraduate degrees must present the following documentation:

  • National Identity Document or equivalent
  • University degree of the studies that give access to the requested postgraduate degree.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Responsible declaration of veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Students with a foreign degree must present the following documentation:

  • Passport or Residence Card
  • Foreign Higher Education Degree (Graduate, Graduate, Architect, Engineer Doctor...) that give access to own postgraduate degree studies.
  • Certificate certifying that the studies carried out give access to an Official Postgraduate Degree in your country of origin, issued by the University of origin
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Declaration of the person responsible for the veracity of the data provided in digital format
  • Any other document that the Director of the Own Title specifically requires for its acceptance

Applicants with studies completed in foreign University Centers may be requested at any time a certificate of verification of these studies and centers, issued by an authorized Institution.

All documentation provided must be legalized in accordance with Spanish law and translated by an official translator.