Find out why Barcelona is the place to be, what you need to know to settle into the city and how TBS Education can help you with your student life so you can get the most out of your time here, both academically and socially.

Barcelona, a city for study and work

Get to know a modern, cosmopolitan and active city that’s full of opportunities:

  • Barcelona is ranked 31st in the QS Best Cities 2023
  • The city’s second-highest score is for employer activity where it comes 39th worldwird (QS, 2023)
  • The city with the best foreign investment strategy (fDi, 2023).
  • 2nd startup hub preferred by founders from UE countries to create a startup (ACCIÓ, 2023).
  • Venue of the Mobile World Congress and one of Europe’s major business tourism capitals (Convention Bureau, 2021).
Living in Barcelona
  • 18ºC on average: Winters in Barcelona are mild while the summers are warm.
  • 80% sunny: Barcelona’s weather is predominantly sunny with little rain.
  • 4.2 km of beaches: The city has seven beaches, ten minutes from the center.
  • 2,000+ years: More than 2,000 years of history have left their mark on the city.
  • 1.6 M population: Barcelona has 1.6 million inhabitants, 18% of whom are foreigners.
  • 2,022+ startups: Barcelona has one of the most developed startup ecosystems.

How much does it cost to live in Barcelona?

At the following link you can check the cost of living and day-to-day necessities in the Catalan capital:



Abdelhakim Boukabous

You meet so many people from all around the world that it feels you traveled to all those places.