BACES Barcelona Center for European Studies

BACES Barcelona Center for European Studies

BACES Barcelona Center for European Studies

BACES Barcelona Center for European Studies

The Barcelona Center for European Studies (BACES) is aimed at fostering the study of innovative teaching and research on the EU among UPF faculty staff as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Understood as the first step towards the establishment of a permanent Center for European Studies at our university, BACES aims to promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary understandings of the Union’s politics, economics and law.
In addition, BACES also supports increased quality in teaching and studying, coupled with support to further publications and research projects. As such, don't forget to check the EU Resources Online Learning Platform section produced in collaboration with our institutional partner, the JMC in European Governance (EUGov), for plenty of EU-related material (videos, links, etc.) 


Events Reminder

Upcoming Events

European Union Society - Reading Club

Title: "The deficit myth" by Stephanie Kelton.

Date: May 31th 2024.

Time: 16:00-17:30.

Venue: Pati 13, Ciutadella Campus (UPF).

7th Workshop for Secondary School Teachers

Title: Present and Future of European Integration after the Elections to the European Parliament.

Date: July 11th 2024.

Time: 10:00-13:00.

Speakers: Dr. Andrea Noferini (CEI, International Affairs and UPF) and Ms. Concepció Muñoz (documentalist of the European Documentation Center of the Autonomous University of Barcelona).

Venue: Online (Zoom). REGISTRATION FORM (July 5th registration deadline).

VI BACES Research Conference on EU Studies

Date: September 10th 2024.

Time: 17:00.

Venue: Online (Zoom) and Ciutadella Campus (room to be precised).

Prof. Dr. Javier Arregui

Public Policy Center - Senior Researcher
Johns Hopkins University and University Pompeu Fabra

JMC EUGov - Coordinator
University Pompeu Fabra 

Associate Professor & Researcher 

Departament of Political and Social Sciences

Mercè building
Carrer de la Mercè, 12
08002 Barcelona

 +34 93 542 2735

Office 24.430

[email protected]

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BACES Barcelona Center for European Studies

Mercè Rodoreda building (Ciutadella campus)
Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27
08005 Barcelona

 +34 93 542 2808

[email protected]

Office Room 24.508

Last Publications

Cantó, J. & Arregui, J. (2024). The impact of party competition on LGBTI+ rights: Evidence from Spanish autonomous regions (1990–2022). Politics and Policy.

Ferrera, M., Kyriazi, A. & Miró, J. (2024). Integration through Expansive Unification: The Birth of the European Health Union. Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 1-26. 

Branco, R., Miró, J. and Natili, M. (2024). Back from the Cold? Progressive Politics and Social Policy Paradigms in Southern Europe after the Great Recession. Politics & Society, 1-32.