The UC3M Doctoral School and Vice Rectorate for Studies host the 5th edition contest of THESIS TALK. In it our PhD candidates present their research projects to a non-specialist audience in just 3 minutes, focusing on the what, how and why of their research.  A single slide is permitted to enhance their presentation.

With this activity, the Doctoral School highlights the importance of the research projects carried out in their PhD programs and promotes them on a format and language adapted to non-specialist audiences.

How to participate:

THESIS TALK 2021 is open to all our students enrolled on a Ph.D. program during the 2020-2021 academic year, including those who have participated in previous editions. Those interested are required to fill out the registration form and submit both the video of their presentation and the slide to the Doctoral School (

  • Registration deadline: May 25th, 2021 (23:59h)
  • Video/slide submission deadline: June 13th, 2021 (23:59h)

Free registration. Places unlimited.


  • First Prize: 900€
  • Second Prize: 600€
  • Third Prize: 300€

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