DOCTORAL THESIS

Analysis of the mobility programmes of Development Cooperation at the Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia through the Capability approach for Human Development.

On June 10th, 2018, María de los Llanos Gómez Torres defended her doctoral thesis titled: “Análisis de los programas de movilidad de Cooperación al Desarrollo de la Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia bajo el enfoque de Capacidades para el Desarrollo Humano (Analysis of the mobility programmes of Development Cooperation at the Universitat Politécnica de Valéncia through the Capability approach for Human Development)”. The thesis was supervised by Dr. Koldo Unceta Satrustegui and Alejandra Boni Aristizábal and has been rewarded with a Cum Laude.

The thesis contributes to the wide objective of finding answers, from a small area, like the one of University Development Cooperation, to the role that universities play in the development and wellbeing of societies.

The thesis is centred on the analysis of two programmes of international mobility, through the Capability approach for Human Development, linked to university cooperation and managed by the Centre for Development Cooperation of the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV): “Meridies – Cooperación (Meridies – Cooperation)” and “Programa de Cooperación al Desarrollo (Development Cooperation Programme)”.

Details

  • Date

    2018 July 10

Distinction Cum Laude

Thesis supervisor

  • Koldo Unceta

    Professor and researcher
  • Alejandra Boni Aristizábal

Research lines

Development cooperation and humanitarian action
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