Enjoy adorned city streets, the festive atmosphere, buying roses, and searching for interesting books, either for yourself or to give as gifts.

The story of Sant Jordi

Do you know the story of the knight and the origins of this celebration? He is the patron saint of Catalonia, and if you would like to know more about the tradition of giving a book and a rose, discover the legend.

Book raffle

For Cultural April, we are inviting you to explore this selection of 50 books to delve into the pleasure of reading... and choose which book you would like to read!

Participate by filling out the following form. On 23 April we will announce the 10 winners of the draw, who will receive the book they have selected.

Discover the 50 recommended books for the 2023-2024 academic year by experts from UIC Barcelona, the Library Service, and Garbí bookstore.

50 recommended titles

*Raffle aimed at members of the university community.

Special Sant Jordi bookmark

You can also pick up the special Sant Jordi bookmark on Tuesday 23 April:

  • On both campuses: in front of the exhibition of the 50 book covers selected this year.
  • Sant Cugat Campus: in the library.