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Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo

Doctorate in Mathematics

Doctorate in Mathematics

  • Presentation

    The PhD in Mathematics proposes the training of high-level researchers and specialists, the invigoration of research in mathematics in the Dominican Republic, supporting productive development and national competitiveness, as well as fostering academic collaboration with international experts and researchers. Research is the fundamental aspect of the program, which is conceived as a systematic training process focused on research. Its main goal is to lead the student towards the frontier of updated knowledge in a specific field of Mathematics, so that he can do a doctoral thesis that presents original results with relevant contributions.

  • Goals

    1. Contribute to forming the human capital required to provide a solid and updated mathematical training within the curricular offer of universities, both in the undergraduate and postgraduate, especially in the areas of science, technology and engineering.
    2. Significantly increase research activities in the country that lead to the creation and publication of new mathematical knowledge.
    3. Contribute to the creation of academic and institutional structures, required for scientific research in our country.
    4. Position the Dominican Republic as a country where scientific research is carried out in the area of ​​Mathematics in Central America and the Caribbean.
    5. Attract scientists and students from other universities and countries to carry out scientific programs in our country.
    6. Having a doctoral program in the medium term that has a strong presence of Dominican scientists in the area of ​​Mathematics.
  • Graduate profile

    The graduate of the Doctoral Program in Mathematics will be able to:

    • Show systematic understanding of the historical development of the main areas of Mathematics that allow you to understand and assess your current status and open problems.
    • Master research methods and techniques in at least one area of ​​Mathematics.
    • Identify, propose and develop research that transcends the frontier of current knowledge in an area of ​​Mathematics, taking into account its difficulties and relevance.
    • Obtain original and relevant results, with merits to be published in scientific journals, which can be referenced in subsequent research, as well as published in other languages.
    • Contribute to the training of the human resources required to promote the development of scientific production in the Dominican Republic.
    • Show a creative, critical and reflective thinking that allows the use and mastery of contemporary bibliography and the development of own criteria to be interested in a current scientific context.
    • Select the appropriate methods for the development of your research with a senior scientist and thus contribute to the scientific and technical progress of the nation.
    • Work as a team promoting multi-inter-and-trans-disciplinary networking collaboration.
  • Curricular design

    Cycle Definition Explanation Credits Comment
    1 Cycle
    • General Topology
    • Real Analysis I
    • Differential Equations I
    • Real Analysis II
    • Functional analysis
    • Abstract Algebra
    • Differential Equations II
    24 Mandatory courses for all options
    Comprehensive evaluation
    2 Cycle
    • Specialized training courses
    • Directed readings
    • Seminars
    24 Mandatory activities will direct the applicant towards his thesis topic, according to options
    • Discussion of bibliographic materials
    • Participation and Presentation in congresses
    • English language proficiency test
    Mandatory activities They do not grant credits
    Presentation of the thesis project
    Development and defense of the thesis 20 required
    TOTAL CREDITS 68
  • Research activity

    The doctorate is the result of the academic and scientific collaboration of the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo (UASD), the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and the Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher (PUCMM). The doctorate will be articulated from the groups and lines of research that specifically each of the universities develops.

  • Duration of the program

    The Doctorate in Mathematics is designed to have a minimum duration of three and a maximum of five years and its final activity is the defense of the thesis.

    • Expose and analyze with rigor and clarity their results before a specialized group and defend, scientifically arguing, their points of view and conclusions, showing their ability to listen and respect scientific criteria contrary to theirs.
    • Show a high spirit of consecration, simplicity, professional behavior and commitment to the development of science and technology in the Dominican Republic and the world. Developing its activities in the academic area and in the productive area with high values ​​of ethics and responsibility.
  • Admission requirements

    1. Possess a master's degree with research orientation with a minimum index of three (3.00) points on a scale of four (4.0) or eighty (80) points on the 100 scale.
    2. Complete the admission form, available online at the address: admisiones.intec.edu.do
    3. Deposit in the Admissions Department the required documents and the receipt of payment of the admission application and the payment of the postgraduate admission test for doctorate level.
    4. Obtain the minimum approval score in the entrance exam for the programs of the graduate level.
    5. Interview with the Program Coordinator.
    6. All those requirements considered indispensable according to the nature and orientation of the program, approved by the Academic Council.

    Dominican graduate of Dominican university

    • Admission request
    • Photocopy of the identity card of both sides.
    • Certification and copy of university degree legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT.
    • Certification and record of original university notes legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT.
    • Photocopy of the master's degree legalized in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT.
    • Record of the original master's degree legalized in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT.
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Original birth certificate, certified and legalized.
    • Two letters of academic recommendation on a stamped sheet and stamped by the issuing institution.
    • Essay with motivations to enter the program and line of research to work, minimum of 2 pages.
    • Payment and registration ELASH test (or 108-120 ELASH or TOEFL 450-500). Intermediate English level.
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Dominican graduate of foreign university

    • Admission request
    • Photocopy of the identity card of both sides.
    • Photocopy university degree apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Record of original university notes apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Photocopy of master's degree apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Record of original master's notes apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Original birth certificate, certified and legalized.
    • Two letters of academic recommendation on a stamped sheet and stamped by the issuing institution.
    • Essay with motivations to enter the program and line of research to work, minimum of 2 pages.
    • Payment and registration ELASH test (or 108-120 ELASH or TOEFL 450-500). Intermediate English level.
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Important notes

    - Documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.
    Legalizations
    • Member countries of the Hague Convention: If the country of emission belongs to the Hague Convention, it must make the apostille of the documents and their translations into Spanish in the competent institution of that country.
    • Countries that do NOT belong to the Hague Convention: If the country of issue is NOT within the Hague Convention, you must legalize the documents and their Spanish translations at the Dominican Consulate / Embassy of the country where they were issued and then by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
    • If the translation is done in the Dominican Republic, it must be done by a judicial interpreter and legalized in the Attorney General Office of the Dominican Republic.

    Graduated from INTEC

    • Admission request
    • Photocopy of the identity card of both sides.
    • Certification and copy of university degree legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. (If it does not correspond to INTEC)
    • Certification and record of original university notes legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. (If it does not correspond to INTEC)
    • Photocopy of the master's degree legalized in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. (If it does not correspond to INTEC)
    • Record grade at the original master's level legalized at the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. (If it does not correspond to INTEC)
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Two letters of academic recommendation on a stamped sheet and stamped by the issuing institution.
    • Essay with motivations to enter the program and line of research to work, minimum of 2 pages.
    • Payment and registration ELASH test (or ELASH 108-120 or TOEFL 450-500). Intermediate English level.
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Foreigner graduated from a foreign university

    • Admission request
    • Photocopy passport.
    • Photocopy university degree apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Record of original university notes apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT.See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Photocopy of master's degree apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Record of original master's notes apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic and legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT. See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Original birth certificate apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Two letters of academic recommendation on a stamped sheet and stamped by the issuing institution.
    • Essay with motivations to enter the program and line of research to work, minimum of 2 pages.
    • Payment and registration ELASH test (or 108-120 ELASH or TOEFL 450-500). Intermediate English level.
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Important notes

    - Documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.
    Legalizations
    • Member countries of the Hague Convention: If the country of emission belongs to the Hague Convention, it must make the apostille of the documents and their translations into Spanish in the competent institution of that country.
    • Countries that do NOT belong to the Hague Convention: If the country of issue is NOT within the Hague Convention, you must legalize the documents and their Spanish translations at the Dominican Consulate / Embassy of the country where they were issued and then by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
    • If the translation is done in the Dominican Republic, it must be done by a judicial interpreter and legalized in the Attorney General Office of the Dominican Republic.

    To apply for the tariff in Dominican pesos:
    • You can send a proof of residence issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX) and that it shows that it is valid for 4 years or more.
    • Foreigners with Dominican parents, must deliver the original birth certificate of any of them.

    Foreigner graduated from Dominican university

    • Admission request
    • Photocopy passport.
    • Certification and copy of university degree legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT.
    • Certification and record of original university notes legalized by the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT.
    • Photocopy of the master's degree legalized in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT.
    • Record of the original master's degree legalized in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology MESCyT.
    • Medical certificate for academic purposes (with the name as it is on the identity card)
    • Two front photos 2x2.
    • Receipt of Payment of the right to admission (non-refundable)
    • Original birth certificate apostilled / legalized Dominican Consulate and Chancellery in the Dominican Republic See "Important Notes" at the bottom of the page
    • Two letters of academic recommendation on a stamped sheet and stamped by the issuing institution.
    • Essay with motivations to enter the program and line of research to work, minimum of 2 pages.
    • Payment and registration ELASH test (or 108-120 ELASH or TOEFL 450-500). Intermediate English level.
    • Interview with the coordination of the program to which it applies

    Important notes

    - Documents that are not in Spanish must be translated.
    Legalizations
    • Member countries of the Hague Convention: If the country of emission belongs to the Hague Convention, it must make the apostille of the documents and their translations into Spanish in the competent institution of that country.
    • Countries that do NOT belong to the Hague Convention: If the country of issue is NOT within the Hague Convention, you must legalize the documents and their Spanish translations at the Dominican Consulate / Embassy of the country where they were issued and then by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
    • If the translation is done in the Dominican Republic, it must be done by a judicial interpreter and legalized in the Attorney General Office of the Dominican Republic.

    To apply for the tariff in Dominican pesos:
    • You can send a proof of residence issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX) and that it shows that it is valid for 4 years or more.
    • Foreigners with Dominican parents, must deliver the original birth certificate of any of them.

  • Contact

    Postgraduate Promotion Unit:
    Phone: 809-567-9271 - Ext 369
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María Penkova

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Leandra Tapia

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