REFSQ 2025
Mon 7 - Thu 10 April 2025 Barcelona, Spain

REFSQ 2025 will be located in Barcelona (Catalunya, Spain), and hosted by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.

Located on the western Mediterranean coast, Barcelona stands as a vibrant and dynamic city blending centuries-old history with modernity. As the capital of Catalonia, Barcelona is a cultural hub renowned for its architectural marvels, including the iconic works of Antoni Gaudí like the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell. The city boasts a rich tapestry of experiences, from exploring the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter to basking in the sun on its beautiful beaches along the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. Barcelona’s city center is a hub of activity, offering visitors numerous and heterogeneous options for dining, shopping, and entertainment.

Getting there

Transportation to and from Barcelona is convenient, with the city being served by Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport, located approximately 12 kilometers southwest of the city center. The airport offers connections to destinations across Europe, America, and beyond, making it easily accessible to travelers from around the globe. Additionally, Barcelona benefits from an extensive public transportation network, including buses, metro, and trains, making it simple to navigate the city and reach its many attractions.

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC) is a public institution of research and higher education in the fields of engineering, architecture, sciences, and technology, and one of the leading technical universities in Europe. Every year, close to 6,000 bachelor’s and master’s students, more than 300 doctoral students, and 1,600 continuing education students graduate. The UPC has a high graduate employment rate: 95% of its graduates are in work and 88% find a job in under three months. It is ranked in the main international rankings.