• Call for grants 2021

    Published the final resolution of the general call for grants of Barcelona City Council.

  • Barcelona hosts the 43rd edition of the Annual Congress of the IATUR International Association for Time Use Research

    The Barcelona City Council, the Deputation of Barcelona, the Generalitat de Catalunya and the Time Use Week for a Healthy Society will be the co-organizers of the 43rd edition. In Barcelona that will promote the confluence between research and public policies on the use of time and social impact in the framework of the most important international organization congress of time on a global scale. 

  • Visit the Time Pact mobile exhibition

    We invite you to visit the Barcelona Time Pact mobile exhibition, which, starting now in June, will progressively reach every district in the city to raise awareness and seek out synergies among both the general public and companies and organizations. The exhibition will be accompanied by a workshop-talk with the aim of embarking on a joint reflection on time use and organization.

  • Conference and Award ceremony 2020

    The awards were presented on June 15 in an act designed to recognize the organizational changes in a year that have been especially necessary

  • 43rd IATUR Conference

    Until the 14th of May, abstracts of research articles on the use of time can be submitted for the 43rd IATUR Conference, International Time Use Research (IATUR) to be held in Barcelona on 27 and 29 October 2021.

  • Time laboratory

    You will find information and resources about the policies developed by public administrations in different places of Catalonia, Europe and the rest of the World, publications promoted by universities and research groups, a library and video library space

  • Guide to services "Barcelona nevers stops"

    ‘Barcelona never stops. A practical guide to services’ has been published in response to the economic crisis caused by Covid-19. The publication contains 55 measures by the City Council relating to subsidies and initiatives to support the city’s economic, entrepreneurial and business network.

  • How to develop a plan that promotes a healthier, more egalitarian and efficient organization of time in your company

    An efficient company achieves its objectives with a competent use of the resources it has. Considering that people are the most important capital of an organization, it is essential to promote a flexible organization that takes into account the needs of the workers, without prejudices to the objectives of the company.

  • Time Use Week 2020

    Time Use Week will take place from November 23rd to 27th! More than fifteen activities and fifty speakers for an international reference event on the use of time.

  • The Barcelona Time Use for a Healthy Society begins the campaign for healthy time uses in Covid-19 time

    The Barcelona Time Use for a Healthy Society is an initiative for the international promotion of health and wellness policies related to the use of time. In time of confinement due to Covid19, a campaign begins to promote an organization of time that respects the biological clock and that allows sharing quality time and enjoying the little things.

  • Information service for the work environment and economic activity due to the Covid-19 effect (in spanish)

    You will find all the resources and aid from different institutions for the self-employed , companies, cooperatives, entities and working people to face the economic difficulties caused by COVID-19. Barcelona Activa has enabled a call center to attend and refer resources and organizations that can help you. Telephone 900 533 175 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday.

  • Barcelona Time Agreement

    "A city commitment for a more healthy, egalitarian and efficient organization of time". The Barcelona Time Agreement is a city agreement that promotes performances so that people live and organize their daily life according to their needs in a collective framework of coexistence. - spanish lenguage.

  • Time Reform Pact

    Uses of Time. Álvaro Porro, new Commissioner for Social Economy, Local Development and Consum of Barcelona City Council signs the Time Reform Pact.

  • Barcelona Award to the Innovative Company in Management of Conciliation and Time

    Of the companies that have been presented in this 8th edition, six have done so in each of the categories of micro, small and medium companies except in the case of large companies where nine candidatures have been submitted. 27 candidatures have been presented from various sectors, including social, scientific and technological fields, although companies from the insurance, trade or consultancy sector have also been presented.

  • Economy of care and municipal policy: towards a democratization of care in the city of Barcelona

    Language: Spanish

    Area: Barcelona
    Subject: Economics of care
    Authors: Sandra Ezquerra (University of Vic); Elba Mansilla (The Invisible City) and City Hall of Barcelona.
    Review: Exploring the provision and reception of care in the city of Barcelona, carrying out qualitative interviews with recipients and providers of care, with the objective of formulating action recommendations to democratize it and place it at the center of political, social and economic priorities.



Wed, 07/14/2021 - 10:25

Barcelona Time Pact Annual Conference 2021

On 2 June 2021 the annual conference took place, attended by members of the group behind the initiative, as well as representatives from the organizations adhered to the pact and time use policymakers from the Barcelona City Council.

Tue, 06/29/2021 - 07:54

Barcelona will host the World Conference on Research in the Use of Time

The International Association for Research in the Use of Time (IATUR) will hold the 43rd World Conference in Barcelona from 27 to 29 October, as part of the events that are part of the Time Use Week.

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 14:09

New challenges of a in-person and virtual model

On June 15th, the New challenges of an in-person and virtual model session and the awards ceremony of the Barcelona Award to the Innovative Company in Organization and Time Uses were held.

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Highlights of the Web

  • Compact Time

    Compact Time

    Want to pick up the agreements between administration, organizations and citizens to promote quality of life and reconciliation of personal, family and work, through better time management.

  • Time to share

    Time to share

    With the support of the municipal program Time and Quality of Life, a growing group of companies working to promote networking and exchange experiences around a new organization of work that makes possible the harmonization of the personal, family and work.

  • Business Network

    Business Network

    With the support of the City, a growing group of companies working to promote networking and exchange experiences around a new organization of work that makes possible the harmonization of the personal, family and work.

  • LabTime


    A bank of resources available for the citizenship with documents, links and noticies elaborated by institutions of national and international area that they bring information about the evolution of the policies of the time and care, which we will gradually expand.