Address conference

Pompeu Fabra University
Carrer de Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27
08005 Barcelona
Campus Ciutadella – Roger de Llúria Building

How to book your hotel

To book your hotel, please use the following link (the first release of the hotels is planned April the 30th 2018):

You also have the option of booking a room in one of Pompeu Fabra University’s residences using the promo code IMISCOE18:


We will have a storage room at the conference premises, but since our storage capacities at the university are limited, we recommend everyone to drop their luggage by their accommodations beforehand. The university closes at 22.00 pm.


Welcome to Barcelona

Welcome to Barcelona, an enchanting seaside city in the Mediterrean. Capital and largest city of Catalonia, Spain, Barcelona has a population of about 1.6 million people representing almost 170 different nationalities within city limits. Barcelona is a vibrant, warm and welcoming city that has grown to be a central meeting point for people coming from many different places.

In Barcelona you will find a wide variety of cultural experiences, since the city is full of creative people and has a history of over 2000 years. It offers lots of museums and architectural masterpieces of many great artchitects, the most famous one being Antoni Gaudí. You will also find amazing food, ranging from the best seafood in the Mediterrean to the tapas that are everywhere in the city. Even a simple stroll around the city won't disappoint you.

Here you will find some useful information to enjoy your stay in the city: Barcelona Turisme. We hope you enjoy Barcelona at its fullest!

About the organizers

Universitat Pompeu Fabra – Barcelona is a public, international and research-intensive university that, in just twenty-five years, has earned a place for itself among the best universities in Europe. It appears on some of the most influential rankings, such us the Times Higher Education Young University Ranking, where it ranks 17th among universities aged 50 years or under.

UPF is also a modern, urban university with three campuses located in the heart of Barcelona. Specifically, it specialises in the following fields: health and life sciences, economic and business sciences, political and social sciences, law, humanities, communication, translation and interpretation, and information and communication technologies.

The university is home to 592 full-time equivalent faculty members (including 308 permanent lecturers) and 14,211 students enrolled on undergraduate, masters and doctoral studies.

GRITIM-UPF is an Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Catalonia). It is made up of researchers from different disciplines, who are interested in aspects of innovation and management of change processes arising from human mobility and immigration. The group's main objectives are to promote theoretical and applied research related to political and social agendas and, in particular, to contribute to the definition of a European approach.