17/09/2018 - 18:53h

Municipal nursery schools to number 101 this year, offering 8,411 places

Education. Barcelona is the municipality with the most public facilities of this type in the Spanish state.

13/09/2018 - 17:09h

Mobility Week 2018: Towards a greener and less polluted city

Mobility. Workshops, lectures, sustainable circuits, cycling routes and much more form 16 to 22 September.

Premi europeu de ciència Hipàtia

18/09/2018 - 16:30h

A new scientific research prize

Science. The new award recognises the careers of European researchers and is worth 30,000 euros.

15/09/2018 - 10:53h

Extra-curricular sports subsidies for low-income families.

Subsidies. Applications can be made online or in person at Citizen Help and Information Offices up until 3 October.

14/09/2018 - 16:39h

The Biennial for Thought focuses debate on the city

City Council. The first edition is on from 15 to 21 October.

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Choose your course

Check out the new range of courses and workshops on offer at civic centres, libraries and other centres in the city. You can pick and mix!

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Studying

 Check out the schools, what they offer and the educational services available in Barcelona.

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Specialised training in the ICT sector

Barcelona Activa starts the IT Academy, a highly-specialised information and communication technologies (ICT) skills training programme to create the qualifications and profiles most in demand among companies in Barcelona.

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Social and solidarity economy

Find out about and take part in organisations and initiatives that are helping to create a social and solidarity economy in Barcelona. Keep up to date with what's going on!

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Grants for extracurricular sport

Low-income families with children between the ages of 6 and 17 have until 3 October to apply for grants for taking up extracurricular sports activities. Find out all about the offer and its requirements.

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Collaborating families

This temporary shelter service is in need of volunteers who can help families in difficulties to look after their children. Sheltering can be for a few hours a day, the weekend or up to a maximum of six months.

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Districts and neighbourhoods

Embrace the essence of each Barcelona districts and step into the different city neighbourhoods.

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Enjoy the parks

The city’s parks and gardens transform it into a living, breathing space. You’ll find them all here. Explore and enjoy them!

Discover Barcelona

Step into the city’s districts and neighbourhoods, and enjoy its attractions: urban areas, cultural and architectural heritage, nature areas, leisure, study centres or museums.

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Konsulta'm

Psychological support service for teenagers and young people between the ages of 12 and 22, also offering advice for professionals on mental health matters.

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#AturemRumors

A campaign supported by over a hundred organisations for fighting against stereotypes and rumours in Barcelona. Come and join it!

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Sexual and gender diversity

Find out all about the services and resources aimed at the LGBTI community (lesbians, gays, transsexuals, bisexuals and intersexuals), as well as the initiatives launched to promote respect for sexual and gender diversity and fighting LGTBI-phobia.

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Festa Majors

Find out about the wide range of festa majors on big annual festivals taking place in Barcelona’s districts and neighbourhoods and take advantage of the good weather for enjoying them.  

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Cultural calendar

You can find full information on the main events planned for Barcelona’s cultural calendar.

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Children's activities

In Barcelona, you’ll find a wide range of entertainment and leisure activities for little ones. Don’t miss out!

A woman watering plants on a flat’s terrace Open video Be a part of the Climate Plan

Be a part of the Climate Plan

Find out everything you can do to combat climate change. 

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Living with diversity

Barcelona is a melting pot of people with a variety of sexual and gender orientations, cultures, languages and traditions. Find out about how to live here with inclusion, diversity and interculturality.

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Waste management

All you need to know about managing waste and helping to make the city more sustainable.

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Sports calendar

Check out the key dates on the city's sports calendar and the spaces and options for getting into shape.

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Office for Non-Discrimination (OND)

A human-rights defence service you can turn to if you are experiencing or have experienced any form of discrimination or hate crime, especially on the grounds of origins, cultural or religious affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Working in Barcelona

Discover the tools being offered by the city for promoting employment, business care and entrepreneurship.Working in Barcelona.

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Neighbourhood Plan

Programme aimed at reducing inequalities between Barcelona neighbourhoods, backing access to income, services, urban quality and welfare.

Energy-advice points Open video Energy rights

Energy rights

Energy-advice points offer help to prevent supply cuts from unpaid bills as well as advice on how to reduce energy expenses.

The Magic Fountain light show

Enjoy the Magic Fountain

Enjoy the sound and light display at the Magic Fountain in Montjuïc. Find out about display times, the range of sequences and much more.