Heads of University Management & Administration Network in Europe

Practical Information

Contact Information:

Cecilia Heidelberger – HUMANE Secretariat
Email: here

Tim Evans – HUMANE Secretariat
Email: here

Venue Details

The HUMANE Annual Conference will take at the ESCI-UPF, School of International Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

Pg. de Pujades 1
08003 Barcelona

Google maps link is available: here


The updated programme is available: here

Conference Fee

The Conference fee for HUMANE and EUA Members is €715 (for non-members the fee is €815). This includes an informal dinner on Wednesday evening, lunch and coffee breaks on Thursday and Friday plus the dinner on Thursday evening. It does not include travel or accommodation. The Conference starts on Wednesday evening 14 June at 17:00 and ends with lunch on Friday afternoon 16 June.

Covid 19 Important Information

For further information regarding the requirements for entry into Spain, tests and proof of vaccination or recovery, please check the webpage of the Spanish Ministry of Health: here

City of Barcelona Covid 19 guidance

For further information regarding the requirements for your stay in and around Barcelona, please check the City’s website: here

Face mask requirement

Face masks are currently only mandatory in hospitals, medical centres, homes for the elderly and pharmacies. Please check current status: here


You are responsible for your own hotel reservation.

The local organiser has suggested the following hotels. However there are many hotels and other types of accommodation in Barcelona. We suggest that participants consult websites like booking.com to see what is available and at what rates since these rates vary almost daily based on demand.

Close to ESCI-UPF

Hotel Motel One Barcelona Ciutadella (3*)
Passeig de Pujades 11-13, 08018 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 626 19 00 Webpage: here


Grupotel Gravina (3*)
C/ Gravina, 12, 08001 Barcelona
Tel: +34 933 016 868 Webpage here

Near Diagonal (central)

Catalonia Diagonal Centro (4*)
Balmes, 142-146, 08008, Barcelona
Tel: +34 934 15 90 90 Webpage: here

Hotel Praktik Bakery (3*)
C/ de Provença, 279, 08037 Barcelona
Tel: +34 934 88 00 61 Webpage: here

Meals and Social Programme Information

  • Lunches will be taken at the times indicated in the main programme at the University
  • Details about the informal dinner on the Wednesday and the Conference Dinner on Thursday evening will be sent via email to registered participants.


For concise information about travelling in Barcelona please refer to the following websites:

Barcelona Metro and Bus: here
Metro Map: here
Spanish National Railways: here
Barcelona – El Prat Airport: here
Spanish Airports: here

Warning! Please pay special attention for pick-pockets, particularly in the city centre and the public transport.


HUMANE, EUA and the ESCI-UPF, School of International Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, fully intend to deliver the Annual Conference in Barcelona If however, restrictions require it to be postponed, participants will be notified with as much notice as possible.

Neither HUMANE, EUA nor the ESCI-UPF, School of International Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra are liable for any losses, accidents or damage to persons or objects during the Annual Conference in Barcelona.

Participants attending the Annual Conference in Barcelona do so at their own risk and responsibility.