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Trustees & sponsors

IBEI has signed cooperation agreements with institutions directly linked to its activity, both in research and teaching, which has allowed it to develop a dynamic institutional policy for programmes covering internships, academic exchanges, secondments, etc.

Board Members

The Barcelona City Council is a board member of IBEI and has partially funded its budget since the Institute was created in 2004.

The AMB (Metropolitan Area of Barcelona) is a board member of IBEI and contributes to finance its budget.

The Barcelona Provincial Council is a board member of IBEI, and has partially funded its budget since the Institute was created in 2004.

In recent years, “la Caixa” Foundation has made a significant financial contribution to IBEI, and has collaborated in the organisation of academic activities.

The Generalitat de Catalunya is a board member of IBEI and contributes to finance some of its activities.

Other Sponsors

The European Commission’s Erasmus+ Programme offers scholarships to outstanding students within and from outside the European Union to be part of Mundus MAPP, in addition to grants for academics invited to participate in teaching and research. The universities in the Consortium also support these students by offering partial exemptions on tuition fees to those benefitting from Erasmus+ scholarships.

Agbar Foundation contributes to the development of research activities and graduate training in the field of international relations.

The Fundación Banco Sabadell contributes to the scholarship programme for the IBEI master's studies.

In order to facilitate and promote postgraduate education in Spanish universities for Latin American students, the Fundación Carolina offers scholarships for the Master's in International Relations and for the Master's in International Security.

Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation offers two scholarships covering the full tuition fees of the Master’s in International Relations as part of its Masters of Excellence scholarship programme.

Telefónica finances the Telefónica Chair for Telecommunications and Internet Policy and Regulation Latin America and Europe to encourage open discussion on regulatory telecommunications policies and the exchange of good practices and experiences between Europe and Latin America.