Combining classic designs with modern sensibilities, Barcelona is a multicultural city known for its captivating architecture, fantastic museums and breathtaking arts. As the most important industrial and financial center of Spain, it not only has a thriving shipbuilding and textile industry, its tourism and hospitality industry are also growing rapidly. Home of the best universities, Barcelona is also the academic center of Spain. Barcelona is a charming city, which is easily explored with its fantastic public transportation system. Students can access to a wide variety of entertainment activities, from historical sites and museums to theatre and concerts.