The city of Barcelona

The city of Barcelona

Barcelona is a Mediterranean city of about 1,600,000 inhabitants, capital of Catalonia, an autonomous nation inside Spain. The climate is mild, with temperatures ranging from a mean of 10ºC on January-February to 30ºC on July-August. Barcelona has a long-standing mercantile and industrial tradition, together with a more recent powerful services sector. Culturally, Barcelona is an extremely rich city, with frequent music events, important museums, a theatre summer festival, a renowned architecture, and first class sports facilities and events: A Formula One Grand Prix in the Circuit de Catalunya, Champions League football matches in the FC Barcelona stadium, and the Open Seat Godó of the ATP Tour in the RCT Barcelona clay courts, among others. The natural language in Barcelona is Catalan, but everybody understand and speak Spanish as well. For more information about Barcelona, click here.

How to get there

Barcelona can be easily reached by train from Europe and by plane from everywhere in the world. The airport is connected to the city by commuter train and buses.

How to get to the University

The Faculty of Sciences is located in the UAB main campus, in Bellaterra, around 20 km from downtown. There is a train station inside the campus, connecting the UAB with the city center in 30 minutes. For more information, click here.



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