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The statistics and operational research are very important today as part of mathematics and as disciplines necessary for the understanding and advancement of other branches such as economics, engineering or medicine, among others. This PhD in Statistics and Operations Research aims to provide a solid background in the field of statistics and operations research, able to adapt to the needs of today's society. It also seeks to promote the training of professionals in the area of statistics and operations research and the interconnection between the various plots of the area by enlisting in the Doctorate of teachers belonging to different lines and research groups.

This PhD is in accord with the University's strategic objectives in that it seeks to obtain excellence in research and transfer of technology and knowledge of the University to society especially the business world which is where the contributions of Statistics and Operations Research must be taken into account.

The proposed PhD wide current contents of the Interuniversity PhD Statistics and Operations Research with Mention to Excellence and emerges as integration of all departments of the Galician university system with responsibilities in the area of ​​Statistics and Operations Research. It comes from a strong partnership over the years, reflected first official program Interuniversity Graduate in Statistics and Operations Research to Quality Mention enjoyed and then continued with the Masters in Statistical Techniques and the aforementioned Interuniversity PhD in Statistics and Operations Research. It is the only possibility of a Galician University System student to write their thesis in Statistics and Operations Research and is an attractor of new students focus of our national and international environment (North of Portugal and Latin America). Moreover, the participation of groups that sponsor the program in European thematic networks, allows to be optimistic in incorporating Central students.

  • Recipients  of the Ph.D. in Statistics and Operations Research
    1. University of Santiago de Compostela (coordinator). Department of Statistics and Operational Research.
    2. University of A Coruña. Department of Mathematics.
    3. University of Vigo. Department of Statistics and Operational Research.
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  • Students with master's degree or equivalent, who want to train as doctors in Statisticsand Operations Research.

The program will be integrated into the international doctoral schools of the three participating universities: USC, UDC and UVigo.