City profile

Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, after Madrid, with a population of 1,621,537 within its administrative limits. About five million people live in the Barcelona Metropolitan area, and it is the sixth most populous urban area in the European Union after Paris, London, The Ruhr, Madrid and Milan.


Education System Diagram

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Further information

Statistical information about education in Barcelona:
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And short description in English about the local education authority, an important partner of the cities project:
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Barcelona Contacts

Rafael Merino

Maribel Garcia

Helena Troiano


Research group

GRET – Grup de recerca en Educació i Treball


Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona