Study in one of the most creative cities in the world!

More than 2,000 years of history and its dynamic and open character have made Barcelona one of the most attractive European cities to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree / to pursue higher education / to continue higher education. It has one of the largest university communities in the world – 200,000 students and nearly 18,000 teachers- and a variety of academic programs and higher education centers excellently positioned in international rankings.

Why study in Barcelona?

INTERNATIONAL CITY

Barcelona is a city opened to the world. A cosmopolitan city with a vibrant and dynamic spirit that offers visitors renowned architecture, culture and gastronomy. In addition, it has infrastructures of reference in Europe, efficient transport and health services, an unbeatable location to attract talent and business development, as well as an attractive climate. Today, Barcelona is recognized as a global city for its cultural, commercial, touristic and financial importance.

Today, Barcelona is recognized as a global city for its cultural, commercial, touristic and financial importance.

CULTURE

Barcelona is a culturally lively city, in constant movement. It has a solid cultural and leisure offer that positions it as one of the most visited cities in the world. Throughout the year, it offers a complete and stimulating cultural agenda designed for a restless, multicultural and diverse public, in which festivals, exhibitions and traditions stand out.

The city is a real magnet for awakened minds, avid for knowledge and seeking to satisfy their cultural interests.

CAMPUS LOCATION

Our campus is located in 22@, one of the world’s first urban innovation districts. The 22@Barcelona project transformed a 200-hectare former industrial district into an innovative productive district for the development of talent- and knowledge-intensive activities. A laboratory of innovation that puts tradition at the service of the avant-garde.

22@ concentrates a large part of the city’s technological and creative sector.

A SAFE CITY

According to ‘Safe Cities Index 2021’ study published by The Economist, Barcelona is one of the safest cities in the world and the 4th in Europe. To make this ranking, the British media has analyzed eighty indicators on health, environment, infrastructure and digital security.

ACCOMMODATIONS

The city offers various types of accommodation for students depending on their needs:

  • Student residences
  • Shared apartment

List of accommodation services with an agreement with the school:

Accommodation services in apartments and rooms in Barcelona:

TRANSPORT

Barcelona has a complete and efficient public transport network that makes it possible to reach every corner of the city and towns in its metropolitan area. In addition, there is an integrated fare system that allows the same ticket to be used on all public transport:

  • Bicing: the urban transport service based on the shared use of bicycles has 517 stations in Barcelona
  • Metro: the city underground has 8 lines, 161 stations and 162 trains that operate at rush hour every working day and cover practically the entire city.

Each of these lines is identified by a number behind the letter “L” and a color.

  • Bus: a network of more than 100 linesv that links the different neighborhoods of the city and connects it with the municipalities of the metropolitan area.
  • Tram: 2 networks, 6 lines, a total of 29.2 km of track and 56 stops.
  • FGC: it has lines that allow medium-distance travel by train.
  • Rodalies: it has 18 lines connecting Barcelona with its metropolitan area and the rest of Catalonia.

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