UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA - Ciutadella Campus
The ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF SPANISH UNIVERSITIES will be held at the auditoriums Jordi Rubió i Balaguer and Mercè Rodoreda of the Ciutadella campus.
The Jaume I and Roger de Llúria buildings were originally built and used as a military barracks. In 1868, the old military garrison was demolished and four years later, the Ciutadella park was created. In compensation, the Ministry of War required the building of two military barracks, Jaume I and Roger de Llúria (which were finished by 1887) and some annexed military pavilions.
The Ciutadella barracks were conceived on the basis of fixed modules, with quite elongated rectangular-shaped wings, for the ground floor and a further two storeys, with a pitched roof, organised around a porticoed rectangular patio. Over a century ago, the Ciutadella barracks introduced the characteristic shapes of the central Eixample in a suburban landscape.
In 1996 the renovation of the Jaume I terminated, and as of 1998 it began to be used for university pusposes, housing Economics, Business Management and Administration, Businees Sciences and Humanities. In the year 2000, the Roger de Llúria was inaugurated. The Ciutadella campus are currently host to social sciences and humanities.
UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27
08005 Barcelona - Spain
See Ciutadella campus on a map
20. Jaume I building - 23. Mercè Rodoreda building - 40. Roger de Llúria building
HOW TO ARRIVE TO CIUTADELLA CAMPUS
HOW TO ARRIVE FROM THE AIRPORT TO THE CITY CENTER AND TO CIUTADELLA CAMPUS
Barcelona-El Prat airport is located just 12 kilometers from the city. The airport has two terminal buildings: T1 and T2. Barcelona airport follows the criteria of terminal used by company, regardless of the destination or origin of the flight, so flights may depart from either of the two terminals.
Some transfer options from the airport to Barcelona city center:
By train (Renfe)
The train service actually operates from the T2. From T1, there is a shuttle bus service departing in accordance with train arrival times and linking the two terminals. Once you are in the train station, take the train to Passeig de Gràcia station (city center). The journey takes 30 minutes and the ticket is bought at the train station paying in cash or by credit card (approx price is 3€)
From the train station at Passeig de Gracia to Ciutadella Campus, take the metro, L4 or yellow line, at passeig de Gràcia station and stop at Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica station (approx price 2€) . The journey takes around 15 minutes. From here to the campus, 3 minutes walking.
By bus (Aerobús)
Aerobús is a bus service that connects the Airport with the centre of Barcelona. There are two Aerobuses lines: A1 and A2. The journey takes 35 minutes and the ticket can be bought on the bus in cash (approx price is 5€).
Take the Aerobus in front of your arrival terminal and stop at Plaça Catalunya station (end of the lines and city center).
From here to Ciutadella campus, take the metro, L1 or red line, stop at Urquinaona station (one stop), change to the L4 or yellow line and stop at Ciutadella-Vila Olímpica station (approx price 2€). The journey takes around 20 minutes. From here to the campus, 3 minutes walking.
TIP: From the city center to the airport, bear in mind the departure terminal of your flight and take the Aerobus, line A1, to terminal 1 or Aerobus, line A2, to terminal 2.
In Barcelona, the taxis are black and yellow. They may be ordered by phone, found at authorized taxi rank or flagged down in the street. Taxis must usually be paid in cash although some accept credit cards. Check that the meter is running. (approx price is 30€).
PRACTICAL INFORMATION FOR YOUR TRAVEL