• Conciliation and Time Award

    Barcelona aims to officially acknowledge, promote and publicise the work being carried out by businesses committed to improving time management to ensure a balance between work, family and private life. The registration period is open until 31 October.
  • Hypatia European Science Prize

    Barcelona City Council, in collaboration with Academia Europaea’s Barcelona Knowledge Hub (AE-BKH), is organising the first edition of the Hypatia European Science Prize. 


  • Barcelona International Community Day

    Barcelona International Community Day returns on Saturday 20 October and takes place at the Museu Marítim. This is a preeminent event for the international community living and working in Barcelona.
  • Barcelona Science Plan

    Barcelona City Council presents the Barcelona Science Plan, whose goal is to promote Barcelona as the European capital of research and innovation.
  • Llobregat Delta Strategy

    Launched by Barcelona, Hospitalet de Llobregat and El Prat de Llobregat City Councils, a strategy is to be presented for a more natural, public Llobregat delta with a more inclusive economic activity.
  • The rebellions of 68, the need to be radical

    The Commissioner for Memory Programmes has opened a programme commemorating the 50th anniversary of the protests of 1968, offering a variety of activities between May and November.

  • Barcelona cooperativa

    The social and solidarity economy is an economic model that needs to be promoted and fostered in the city. That is why we support it in Barcelona.
  • Barcelona, science and digital technology

    Barcelona aims to bring about a transition towards a technological sovereignty that will enable the municipal government and city residents to decide on what their priorities are, the direction they wish to take and the ethical use of technological innovations with a clear social impact.
  • Aid in hiring to promote quality employment in Bar

    Subsidy programme for employment contracts, promoted by Barcelona Activa to help with your company’s costs when contracting new staff and to help promote quality jobs in the city.
  • Barcelona Budget 2018

    Documents and data relating to the 2018 municipal budget, a key tool for public management, for planning, programming, controlling, monitoring and evaluating municipal action.
  • Local commerce

    Promotion of local commerce in the city which highlights the economic and social benefits of shopping in the local neighbourhood and generating more responsible and sustainable consumption.
  • Another approach to economics

    Barcelona City Council aims to transform the city, moving towards greater social justice by promoting a social and solidarity economy.

Latest news


Six plans to reduce economic inequalities between districts

Economy. Twenty-eight million euros has been invested this year in economic development plans for six city districts.


Permanent memorial for the women’s prison in Les Corts

Memory. The monument will be installed on the corner of the junction between C/ Europa and C/ Joan Güell.


Quality work contracts are possible

Employment. Over 950 people have gained jobs in 2018 thanks to integrated employment contract projects (PIC).

What we do

Public policies that boost the city’s economic activity, foster the creation of stable and quality employment and enrich not just the innovative ecosystem but also non-speculative collaborative economies. Més info
Promote bilateral relations and joint work with the world's main cities not just to exchange knowledge but also to drive common policies. And strengthen Barcelona’s participation in the main international bodies and networks. Més info
We are committed to a digital city by making the most of the profound technological transformation that Barcelona is experiencing. The key tool is an inclusive technology for having a more prosperous and yet friendlier and more creative city. Més info
Guarantee the sustainability of tourism in the city, by reducing its negative impact and ensuring its benefits return to the entire city. Més info
Recover and disseminate Barcelona’s democratic memory through historical-reparation, memory and ethical-heritage initiatives from the public that have been democratising social relations. Més info