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Find out more about our Official Courses

The University of Alcalá offers courses leading to official university degrees valid all over Spain and where applicable, throughout the territory of the European Union.

In its official studies, the University of Alcalá promotes training that is balanced in theoretical and practical aspects, promoting freedom of opinion, based on a command of content to grasp the scientific, technical or artistic methods needed to achieve the social return on the public resources invested in the training process in productive activity of future graduates.

These studies include Undergraduate Degrees, Master's Degrees and Doctorates courses.


Official Studies



Masters organised jointly by the Universities of:Alcalá, Burgos and Complutense of Madrid

Web del Máster

Information leaflet

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

Sciences Faculty of Burgos University

Teaching centre(s)

Faculty of  Sciences-Building I+D+i of Burgos University, CENIEH and University Complutense of Madrid.

Year Course Started

2017-18 (RD 1393/2007)



Official Duration

One academic year full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS full-time and 30 ECTS part-time

Type of teaching




Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.


Professional and research


D. José Miguel Carretero Díaz (Burgos University)


Dª Maria de las Mercedes Conde Valverde

Academic Committee

D.Juan Luis Arsuaga Ferreras (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
D. José Miguel Carretero Díaz (Universidad de Burgos)
Dª Arantxa Aramburu Artano (Universidad del País Vasco)
Dª Nuria García García (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
D. Ignacio Martínez Mendizabal (Universidad de Alcalá)
D. Eneko Iriarte Avilés (Universidad de Burgos)
Dª María Martinón Torres-CENIEH (Burgos)


Academic issues:

José Miguel Carretero Díaz
947 25 93 24

Administrative issues:

Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Number of places for new students

Total places available: 15

Places available by University of Alcala: 5

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Specific admission conditions

Criterios de selección

En el caso de que el número de preinscritos sea superior al de plazas ofertadas, su Comité Académico y de Calidad prevé la selección de los candidatos conforme a los criterios siguientes:

  • Nivel de adecuación del Curriculum Vitae a la orientación del Máster.
  • Nivel de excelencia en el expediente académico de estudios relacionados con la orientación del Máster.
  • Nivel y alcance de la competencia digital.
  • Cumplimiento de los requisitos básicos en cuanto al conocimiento de lenguas. Se valorará adicionalmente la acreditación de niveles superiores de dominio de lenguas.


(this information must be read in order to matriculate properly)

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations

For Master's Dissertations to be defended from the academic year 2019-20 onwards, it has been established that, along with the Master's Dissertation, the student must submit to the director the summarized report (% of coincidence) given through Turnitin application, once the director has opened the application to obtain the aforementioned report (Approved by the Official Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Committee, on its regular session dated 24th September 2019).


Collaboration agreements and programmes




More info in this link


El horario del presente máster es en su mayoría de tarde (16:00 a 20:30 h). Sin embargo, en algunas ocasiones será necesario dar las clases en horario de mañana (9:30 a 14:00 h).
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Todas las clases del Máster se dan en la Universidad de Burgos excepto la asignatura de Disección de Primates que se imparte en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Clases en Burgos:
Universidad de Burgos. Facultad de Ciencias y Edificio I+D+i
Plaza Misael Bañuelos s/n 09001, Burgos.
Tel: 947 25 93 24
Clases en Madrid:
Universidad Complutense. Facultad de Veterinaria
Av de Puerta de Hierro, S/N, 28040 Madrid
Tel: 913 94 38 96

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...) 

Material resources available to course participants

External Practicums

Audit report

Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration

Course implementation

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

D.Juan Luis Arsuaga Ferreras (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
D. José Miguel Carretero Díaz (Universidad de Burgos)
Dª Arantxa Aramburu Artano (Universidad del País Vasco)
Dª Nuria García García (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
D. Ignacio Martínez Mendizabal (Universidad de Alcalá)
D. Eneko Iriarte Avilés (Universidad de Burgos)
Dª María Martinón Torres-CENIEH (Burgos)

Complaints and Suggestions

Monitoring reports

Work placements of graduates