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Communication and information technologies, Poblenou campus

Pompeu Fabra University / Poblenou Campus
C/Roc Boronat, 138 – 08018 Barcelona


The Barcelona airport (abbreviation: BCN) is located in a nearby town, El Prat de Llobregat, and is served by all major European carriers and many low-cost airlines. The centre of Barcelona can be easily reached via public transportation (bus or train: less than 12 euros round trip). A taxi from the airport to the city centre costs approximately 45 euros (depending on traffic; rates higher at night).

Barcelona is also relatively close to two other airports that are served by low-cost airlines, especially during the summer months. The airport in Girona (abbreviation: GRO) is approximately 1 ½  hours north of Barcelona. There is regularly scheduled bus service between Barcelona and the Girona airport. The airport in Reus (abbreviation: REU) is approximately 1 ¼ hours south of Barcelona.


Barcelona additional information available at https://www.barcelonaturisme.com/wv3/en/



Barcelona offers a wide range of accommodation so that everyone can find their best option.

We strongly recommend that you make your arrangements for travel and lodging well in advance of the Conference, as Barcelona is a very popular tourist and business destination.

University housing

If you are interested in staying at a university residence, please go to the RESA webpage, where you will find information about reserving a room at a university residence in Barcelona. There are several such residences in Barcelona, and please note that the ones nearest to the congress venue are Campus del Mar and La Ciutadella. Reservations require a currently valid VISA card.

Other lodging information
Barcelona on-line
Turismo de Barcelona
Time Out: Barcelona