Barcelona International Community

Welcome to a digital meeting place aimed at the Barcelona International community and other people interested in connecting with the international talent of the city. Become a member of the community to take part in all kind of digital activities, access documents and resources of your interest and connect with other members to share interests, information, knowledge and passions.

The Barcelona International Community is an initiative of the Barcelona City Council.

Upcoming Activities

Meet, Share, Grow: Network Leadership

Thursday, May 13th, 2021 / 9.30 am - 11 am

Working and networking effectively in multicultural teams

Thursday, May 20th, 2021 / 5 pm - 6.30 pm

Past Activities

Barcelona International Welcome

If you are coming to live here, we’d like to make your arrival easier. At Barcelona International Welcome website, you will find the information and advice you will need to establish yourself, from formalities to daily practicalities to find out everything the city offers.


They came from different places and have made Barcelona their city. Discover their stories.

Lucba Mdong Ndong

Equatorial guinea

Andrew Funk

United states

Karlijn Surminski


Lynn Wong


Patricia Radovic

Italy / peru

Ronan Bardet


Sara Larsson


FAQ’s Barcelona International Community

  • It is the virtual meeting space for members of the international community of Barcelona and the people who are interested in the international talent of the city. It is a digital platform to carry out all kinds of online activities, which offers resources of interest to newcomers and from where you can connect with other community members to share interests, information and knowledge.
  • The Barcelona International Community is a digital space where you can consult, register and participate in online activities, access news and resources of interest, share documents and information, participate in discussion forums, access the content of activities already carried out and learn about and connect with other foreigners living in Barcelona.
  • To enter the Barcelona International Community you just have to register using the registration form. Registration is easy and free.
  • Once you have registered as a member of the Barcelona International Community, you will be able to register for the online activities that interest you and you will receive an email with the links to the Zoom platform to connect. You can also register directly for a specific activity and thus also become part of the community. To access the Zoom platform from your tablet or mobile phone, you must have the application downloaded on the device.
  • Depending on the type of each activity, you will be able to ask questions and interact with other participants.
  • All the activities carried out through the Barcelona International Community are free, after registering with the community.
  • The Barcelona International Community platform is a digital space to create a community between people who were born in other countries and decided to come to Barcelona to live and work, in which there is also room for those who were born here and want to connect with the great diversity of global citizens that our city welcomes. The Barcelona International Community is an agora for both born and adopted Barcelona women and men. You too can be a true protagonist of Barcelona's international talent ecosystem!
  • A few days after the celebration of each activity, the recordings of the online activities of which the speakers, experts or testimonies have given their consent will be posted.
  • The digital platform of the Barcelona International Community aims to create a digital community of the ecosystem of international talent that lives in our city. It is a space mainly designed for interaction between people (C2C, "consumer to consumer" or better "citizen to citizen"). People can register with their personal or professional profile.
  • The Barcelona International Community is organized by the Barcelona City Council, through the City Promotion Directorate. It has the outstanding support of Barcelona Activa, the city's local development agency, also with the collaboration of numerous companies, entities and professionals. From here we thank everyone for their contribution to make Barcelona an open, diverse and innovative city!
  • The Barcelona Expat Week, held in October 2020, brought together more than 2,000 people who participated in more than 30 activities through a virtual platform. Once the week is over, this platform becomes a permanent meeting place for the city's international community under the name of Barcelona International Community.
  • The Barcelona International Community is an initiative that was born with the following purposes: - Create a meeting point for the ecosystem of international talent and the international community of Barcelona. - Offer information, resources of interest and opportunities for contacts so that people who come to our city can establish themselves as Barcelonians. - Maintain the positioning of Barcelona as an open and welcoming city that cares for citizens from other countries.

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