5th International Barcelona Conference on Higher Education
Higher Education's Commitment to Sustainability: from Understanding to Action
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)
23 - 25 November 2010

Conference Venue

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

Campus Nord

Vértex building

Pl. Eusebi Güell, 6 - 08034 Barcelona

Distance from the venue to:

* Barcelona International Airport, El Prat: 14 km approx. 17 minutes by car or taxi.

* Sants Train Station: 3.5 km. 9 minutes by taxi or metro.

* Port: 17 km or 17 minutes by taxi or metro

* Bus routes: 7, 33, 54, 60, 67, 68, 74, 75, 78 and 113

* Metro: Palau Reial - L3 (green line)

* Shopping streets: Av. Diagonal (L'Illa shopping centre, El Corte Inglés and Pedralbes Center): 15 minutes on foot.

  Tips on sustainability

  • The conference venue is well served by public transport. You can reach it by bus or on the underground.
  • Use recycling bins properly.
  • Bring your PC or a USB memory stick to exchange information and thus avoid printing it.
  • Use as little paper as possible.
  • Do not smoke on the premises. It is forbidden.
  • If you smoke, do so outside and put your cigarette out in the special containers for cigarette ends.

GUNI's founding members: Sponsored by:
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Unesco United Nations University
Supported by:
Ministerio de Educación Generalitat de Catalunya Ajuntament de Barcelona