Barcelona is the capital, most populous city of the Autonomous Community of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain, with a population of approx. 1.6 million people. The city is located on the Mediterranean coast.
Barcelona is one of the world's leading tourist, economic, trade fair and cultural centres, and its influence in commerce, education, entertainment, media, fashion, science, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world's major global cities.
People in Barcelona usually speak Catalan, not Spanish.
Chemical Institute of Sarriá (Institut Químic de Sarrià - IQS) is an educational institution that manages two schools of the Ramon Llull University, IQS School of Engineering and IQS School of Management. Both schools offer masters and doctorate programs.
IQS School of Engineering offers studies in chemistry, chemical engineering, industrial engineering, biotechnology, and bioengineering. It has collaborative agreements with various companies and universities and holds the special accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
IQS School of Management offers management and business management studies, accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).