Accommodation has been arranged for the duration of the School, from Sunday, June 30 until Saturday, July 6, at the Vila Universitària UAB located in the UAB Campus, within walking distance from the Institute of Space Sciences.
Apartments are shared by two or three persons and include cooking facilities. Cost per person for the full duration of the School (6 nights) is approximately 180 €.
Reservations will be handled directly by the organization.
Vila Universitària UAB
NB: Students from outside the Barcelona area that need lodging during the School should make sure to state this in the registration form.
The Institute of Space Sciences and the Vila Universitària are located at the Campus of the Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona (UAB), close to Bellaterra and about 20 km away from downtown Barcelona.
You can check Vila's location here: https://goo.gl/maps/ej8LUPzFSTp
From downtown Barcelona to the UAB Campus (Institute and Vila Universitària)
Take the FGC train lines S2 or S6 (link here http://www.fgc.cat/eng/index.asp) departing from Plaza Catalunya and stopping at the Bellaterra or the Universitat Autonòma (UAB) stops (maps below). The trip is about 40 minutes. Beware you need a 2-zone ticket (4 euros single ride, 20 euros for a pack of 10 tickets - card T-10 2-zones - if you plan on going to the city several times).
From the Barcelona (El Prat) airport to the UAB Campus
The only direct transportation from the airport to the UAB Campus is a taxi. It is a 30-40 minutes drive up to 1 hour in rush hour. The cost of the service is around 40-50 €.
Alternatively, take the bus service Aerobus directly from the airport terminals to Plaça Catalunya (6 €) and then from there to the Campus UAB by FGC train (see above).
From the Bellaterra train station to the Vila Universitària
This is a 10 minutes walk - google maps link here
From the UAB Campus train station to the Vila Universitària
This is a 10-15 minutes walk across campus - google maps link here