Welcome to the Barcelona Knowledge Hub, the Southern European and Mediterranean Office of the Academia Europaea.
Our goal is to contribute to the consolidation of a genuine European area of research, education and innovation.


The Barcelona Knowledge Hub is working remotely until at least April 12th, in compliance with recommendations by the Spanish health authorities regarding COVID-19. During this time, no phone calls to our office (located at the Institute for Catalan Studies, which is closed) will be answered. Questions and/or comments may be sent to and will be answered between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, CET, Monday through Friday.

To keep abreast of the latest information about this pandemic, you can access the websites of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA) and the European Union by clicking on the corresponding organisation.

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Call for Nominations for the Second Edition (Life and Health Sciences) of the Barcelona Hypatia European Science Prize, awarded by the Barcelona City Council in collaboration with the AE-BKH.

Please click HERE  to access the last Notice from the Barcelona Knowledge Hub of the Academia Europaea regarding the extended deadline for submissions.

Please click HERE for updated information regarding prize criteria and procedures.


Updated March 24, 2020, at 11.45 h