Candidates to the Leaders for Technical Industries (LTI) Doctoral Program must hold a Bologna 2nd cycle degree, a master's degree or a five-year degree (Licenciatura). One may apply to the LTI doctoral program while completing his/her final year of an Integrated Master’s degree, or if he/she is now completing a separate Master’s program. It is not required to have a faculty advisor or a research work plan in order to apply.