INEFC is located in an excellent setting, right at the centre of the Olympic Ring on Montjuïc hill. It provides a refreshing spot of nature and tranquillity inside the city while being within walking distance of Barcelona’s efficient public transport network and a number of hotels of different categories.
With a total of 62,800 sq m of cutting-edge facilities and amenities, INEFC headquarters comprise classrooms and laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art technology; a specialized library; multipurpose multisport courts; outdoor sports fields and recreational areas; fitness, bodybuilding and martial arts rooms; and a canteen; as well as other additional services.
INEFC is a higher education centre set up by the Government of Catalonia whose mission is to train physical education and sports professionals and help them specialise and improve, as well as carrying out scientific research. Originally founded in 1975, INEFC joined the Barcelona Olympics’ spirit and moved to its current headquarters in the Olympic ring area in 1992.
INEFC has two academic centres, one in Barcelona and one in Lleida, which are academically affiliated to the Universities of Barcelona and Lleida respectively. These campuses house a staff of over 100 lecturers with recognized experience in education and professional practice in various areas of physical education and sport. Visit our website for more information