Barcelona has a privileged location and is very well communicated. It's a digital and creative city ready to offer a professional career for you. Its high-quality education system together with the international talent has enabled to create a hub for entrepreneurship, research and innovation. We have selected ten reasons (from many) for you to help you choose Barcelona to develop your career.
- 1Privileged location
Barcelona with its privileged geographical location, it's connected with the global and European market, less than two hours away from most of the Europan capitals.2Accessible and well communicated
Barcelona is a city of easy access and mobility, as it is the only city in the world with an international airport, a port and a Congress Center less than 5km to the city center with efficient bus and metro services.3Diversified economic activity
The Catalan territory is home to more than 8,600 foreign companies in 2018 and Barcelona has long developed its ability to attract business, employment, foreign investment and talent backed up by its strong international positioning.4Digital and creative city
Creative activities bring together nearly 130,000 jobs in Barcelona in 2017, a figure that represents 12.3% of employment in the city and half (49.6%) of creative employment in Catalonia.5Host city and provides a professional career.
With a population of more 1,600,000 million people in the capital of which 18.5% are foreigners, Barcelona is a cosmopolitan, diverse and intercultural city with a high flow of visitors, trade and events.6High quality education
Besides 12 universities in Catalonia, Barcelona is the only city with two institutions among the five best business schools in Europe, as IESE and ESADE, which are ranked 3rd and 5th in Europe and 11th and 20th in the world.7Hub of entrepreneurship, research and innovation Tech and scientific
Barcelona's role as the Mobile World Capital, hosting the Mobile World Congress and it's ambition to be a world leader in technology offers a strategic opportunity. With 1.100 start-ups, Barcelona stands as the 5th European Start up hub.8Good international reputation and a safe city
Barcelona is seen as an advanced, competitive and reputable, which offers longstanding assets such as high quality of life, culture, safety, and attractiveness for tourism.9Lifestyle and sustainability
Innovative city, linked to creativity, gastronomy, fashion, architecture, art, and sport. It is an international reference in quality of life due to its infrastructure, climate, natural landscape, beaches, and cultural life.10Hight quality infrastructure
With a good public transport system, easy access through the port and airport, quality roads and access for bicycles, Barcelona is in a prominent position in terms of livable infrastructure.