To obtain the mention, the doctoral student must stay outside Spain for at least three months in another European higher educational or research institute pursuing studies recognised by the university or carrying out research work supported by the responsible body.
Students will submit reports on their thesis work from at least two members of the non-Spanish European universities.
Part of the doctoral thesis, at least the abstract and the conclusions, must be drawn up and presented in one of the official languages of the European Union other than the official languages in Spain. The defence of the thesis must be carried out in the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.
Royal Decree 1393/2007 Article 22.
Regulations of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid on official postgraduate teaching, Appendix 3.