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The headquarters of IEEC are located at the Nexus building, beside the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) north campus, at Zona Universitària. Its proximity to the Ronda de Dalt and Avda Diagonal allow a direct access to the downtown of Barcelona as well as to the airport.  It is also well communicated in terms of public transportation since it is close to the Metro Sations of Zona Universitaria and Palau Reial.


C/ Gran Capità, 2-4, desp 201
08034 Barcelona

From Plaça Catalunya

The best way to arrive to the Institute is by taking the green metro line L3 to the station “Zona Universitaria”.

Transportation means to the Nexus Building – UPC Campus Nord:

  • Bus: 3, 7, 33, 75, 54, 60, 213, N12
  • Metro: L3
  • Tranway: Trambaix

More Trambaix info.

From the Airport

If you are coming from the airport, terminal T1, you should head towards the  direction that indicates “Ronda de Dalt”. Once you are on the Ronda, the first exit you will see is exit 15. Continue until exit 10. Once you exit, you will encounter a round about right ahead, where you must turn to the right on to the street Carrer Gran Capità. Once on this street, you just need to go down the mountain three blocks to find the Nexus Building on the left hand side corner. For orientation purposes, right across the street from the Nexus building is the Barcelona military headquarters, which occupies an entire block and is easy to see.

By car

If you come by car, the best thing to do is obtain your travel information through google maps. It provides detailed information on how to arrive to the center.

There is a Parking Lot 100 meters away from the NEXUS building, right beside the NEXUS II building. The address of the parking lot is:

C/ Jordi Girona, 29, 2-A, 08034 Barcelona

Astrofísica i Ciències de l'Espai (ACE-ICC-UB)

Facultat de Física, Martí i Franquès, 1
08028 Barcelona
+34 93 402 1588

Centre d’Estudis I Recerca Espacials (CERES-UAB)

Facultat de Física, Martí i Franquès, 1
08028 Barcelona
+34 93 402 1588

Grup de Recerca en Ciències i Tecnologies de l'Espai (CTE-UPC)

Campus Diagonal Nord, Edifici Nexus II
C/ Jordi Girona, 29 - 08034 Barcelona
+34 93 413 4054

Institut de Ciències de l'Espai (ICE-CSIC)

Facultat de Ciències, Campus UAB
Torre C5, Pares, 2da Planta - 08193 Bellaterra
+34 93 737 9788