The activities within the two-week program will be concentrated in Barcelona and Món Sant Benet (outskirts of Barcelona).
The first days of the program (from July 9th to 17th 2018), the accommodation is in La Ciutadella Residence Hall, right next to the heart of Barcelona downtown. During these days, participants take part in the different research projects, which are held in the research centers distributed around the city. All leisure activities during those days also take place in Barcelona, and the Opening Ceremony is held at the UNESCO World Heritage Site La Pedrera (Casa Milà), the headquarters of Catalunya La Pedrera Foundation.
The last three days of the program (from July 18th to 20th 2018), the accommodation is in Món Sant Benet, a beautiful four-star hotel and conference center 40 km away from Barcelona, surrounded by nature. In there, participants have the opportunity to enjoy from the BIYSCience Sessions, scientific dissemination lectures and debates; as well as they make the final presentation of their project’s results before the Closing Ceremony on the last day of the campus, when families and researchers are invited to attend.
Nutrition and Health International Youth Challenge
The students selected for the Nutrition and Health International Youth Challenge will be accommodated in Hotel Món Sant Benet from Monday 9th to Thursday 12th, and from Tuesday 17th to Friday 20th 2018. During these days, participants will work with the project in Món Sant Benet lecture rooms and in Alícia Foundation labs. The Opening Ceremony is held, the first day of the program, at the UNESCO World Heritage Site La Pedrera (Casa Milà), the headquarters of the Catalunya La Pedrera Foundation.
From Friday 13th to Monday 16th 2018 they will join other BIYSC participants in the La Ciutadella Residence Hall, where they will attend some lab sessions in IDIBAPS and Universitat de Vic - Universitat Central de Catalunya, and they will enjoy leisure activities around Barcelona.
La Ciutadella Residence Hall
LOCATED FACING THE CIUTADELLA PARK, JUST A STROLL FROM THE NEIGHBOURDHOOD OF BORNE, IN THE HEART OF THE UNIVERSITY AREA
Individual and double bedrooms with private bathrooms · Free Wi-Fi · Reception 24h · Library and study rooms · Multi-sport court · Cafeteria
Món Sant Benet
FOUR-STAR HOTEL AND CONFERENCE CENTER, THE PERFECT VENUE FOR MEETINGS & CONVENTIONS IN UNIQUE SPACES
The Hotel is located in the heart of Catalonia, 40 km away from Barcelona, surrounded by nature and magical places, such as:
- Sant Benet medieval monastery
- Summer residence of the modernist painter Ramon Casas
- Alícia Foundation
Ensuite double bedrooms · Free Wi-Fi · Reception 24h · Conference room · Cafeteria and restaurant