Barcelona International Welcome
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Barcelona International Welcome
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Barcelona International Welcome
Your new life in Barcelona
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Are you starting a project in Barcelona? If you are coming to live here, we’d like to make your arrival easier for you and offer you the information and advice you will need to establish yourself here, from formalities to daily practicalities. You will also be able to take part in numerous activities to find out everything the city offers you, share experiences, establish links and make new friends. Read more


Barcelona Expat Week closes with 2,600 attendees from 130 countries

17/11/2020 - 17:31 h

The first edition of the online international talent fair also counted with 100 speakers from 27 countries, nine host ambassadors and a total of 70 supporting organizations.

Barcelona Accelera

‘Barcelona Accelerates’ its backing for innovative start-ups

16/11/2020 - 14:52 h

Business. Up to ten million euros will be invested in six private venture capital funds, which must triple the investment in start-ups in strategic sectors.

Measures to prevent the transmission of Covid-19 extended

13/11/2020 - 06:00 h

Covid-19. The measures will remain in force until 23 November.

The magic of the Three Kings returns to Barcelona and adapts to the new reality

12/11/2020 - 12:52 h

Christmas. Christmas activities are being redesigned while maintaining their essence.

  • Barcelona Expat Week Go to content

    A new hybrid and digital, from October 19 to 23, 2020. It is aimed at the international community of Barcelona and people interested in the international talent of the city.
  • #BCNcuida't Go to content

    Consult full information on the measures for the Covid-19 in Barcelona.
  • Rethinking the city brand in times of covid-19 Go to content

    1 day. 10 speakers. 6 cities and 4 international universities discussing about the key role of city branding in the post-pandemic reality.
  • Job Seeking Online Training Go to content

    Would you to like to improve professionally or boost your job search, at your own pace? Check Barcelona Activa's online trainning offer and sign up for it!
  • Covid-19 donations Go to content

    As part of the exceptional measures against the Covid-19 crisis, Barcelona City Council has launched a specific procedure for accepting donations intended for funding social-assistance, healthcare and economic-promotion programmes.

  • Barcelona. Your partner for a lifetime project Go to content

    Barcelona is ranked as one of the best cities for locating a startup and raising businesses. A city with the best worklife balance. Check out why!
  • Brexit Information Point Go to content

    Barcelona City Council makes two specific resources available to individuals and businesses with information regarding the Brexit scenario: a set of practical digital contents with useful links and a face-to-face help desk in Barcelona city.
  • Moving to Barcelona Go to content

    Practical guide to setting down
  • Barcelona Talent Guide 2019-20 Go to content

    Publicació pràctica i amena en format revista que presenta informació útil pensada per a estudiants universitaris, personal docent i investigadors que arriben a Barcelona.
  • Barcelona brand book Go to content

    Discover the new storytelling of a city for all of life’s ventures
  • Getting there Go to content

    Find the best way to travel and get about in Barcelona
  • Agenda 500 Barcelona Go to content

    Discover the best selection of activities
  • 10 tips to feel at home in Barcelona Go to content

    Keep in mind these suggestions to enjoy the city

    Use this webapp to learn about the most relevant places in each neighbourhood
Priority formalities

Find out about the priority formalities you will have to carry out if you wish to come to Barcelona. We offer you key information, clearly explained, on fulfilling administrative requirements.

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