The sessions of the course will be held at the Faculty of Economics and Business (Facultat d’Economia i Empresa) of the UAB Campus.
Students will stay at the Vila Universitaria of the UAB Campus
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona’s Campus is in Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès), 20 km from Barcelona, between Sabadell and Sant Cugat del Vallès.
Getting to UAB Campus
Barcelona’s Airport is approximately 30 kilometres from the UAB campus. Public transportation from Airport to Campus UAB are available passing through Barcelona city centre.
A/ From Barcelona Airport to Barcelona City Centre (Plaça Catalunya)
AEROBÚS is the official shuttle bus service that connects Barcelona Airport (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) with the city center (Barcelona-Plaça Catalunya) in 35 minutes and runs every day of the year with departures every 5 minutes. From 5.90€
More information: http://www.aerobusbcn.com/en
B/ From AEROBUS Station (Barcelona-Plaça Catalunya) to FGC Station (Plaça Catalunya)
From AEROBUS last stop cross the square (Plaça Catalunya) towards the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) gate.
C/ From FGC Station (Plaça Catalunya) to the UAB campus
The UAB Campus is connected to the centre of Barcelona (Plaça Catalunya), just 25 minutes away, by means of the Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya (FGC) service, with departures every 6 to 15 minutes.
The lines that go through Campus Bellaterra station are the S2 (Barcelona Plaça Catalunya – Sabadell) and the S55 (Barcelona Plaça Catalunya – Universitat Autonoma, which only runs during the academic term).
There are two train stops in UAB Campus: Bellaterra (for Vila Universitaria) and Universitat Autònoma (for Facultat d’Economia i Empresa). To get to the Vila Universitaria or Hotel Campus, stop at Bellaterra as it is easier to get to the Vila Universitaria from this station.
You can check the timetables on the FGC website: http://www.fgc.net/eng/index.asp
For more information (How to arrive UAB):
D/ Campus UAB: Vila Universitaria and Facultat d’Economia i Empresa location
ICRPS Accommodations and UAB Campus
Student Accommodations (Vila Universitaria)
Students will share a double-occupancy residence apartment. Gender-specific, bathrooms in each apartment.
Each apartment has two twin beds, a wardrobe, two desks and chairs, a kitchen. Linens include sheets, pillow, blanket and towels. Laundry facilities are available in each hall.
More information on Vila Universitaria:
Faculty will be housed in the Hotel Campus: (http://www.hotelcampusuab.com/EN/hotel.html).
If anyone would prefer to stay in Barcelona city, we recommend you stay close to a FGC Train Station – (Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya) that links to the Universitat Autonoma. One good alternative is the Hotel Balmes (www.hotelbalmes.com).