Advantages & Discounts

DIR gyms

DIR is a chain of fitness and wellness centres with 20 gyms across Barcelona and Sant Cugat. If you are a UIC Barcelona student, PAS/PDI or Alumni member, you may sign up at any of its centres for a special price of € 45.30 for people under 30 or over 60 and € 53.29 for people between 30 and 60 years (VAT included). This will include unlimited access to all centres during available opening hours and up to 9,800 fitness classes a month. You only have to present your student card together with your ID card at the reception of the DIR center where you want to sign up.

It includes:

  • Access to all clubs at full time
  • Towel
  • YogaOne
  • Paddle Tennis (Outdoor: 12 reservations/month + Indoor: 10 reservations month)
  • Access to DIR blogs: nutrition, triathletes, etc.
  • Online operations without cost: reservations, change of data.

Not Included:

  • Medical insurance (optional)
  • Registration fee (€12)
  • Change of modality (€10)
  • Bracelet for access (€6.27)

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Artós Sports Club

Artós Sports Club is a sports complex located in the Barcelona district of Sarrià. It is home to 9 paddle tennis courts and 3 football pitches: 1 futsal (18×38) and 2 3-a-side football pitches (9×18). The complex offers any UIC Barcelona students, PAS/PDI or Alumni group members who show their UIC Barcelona card a special discount when booking paddle tennis courts, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. or 3 to 6 p.m., or football pitches, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Pàdel Mirasol

Pàdel Mirasol is a sports centre with top-rate paddle tennis facilities in the heart of Mirasol, 2 km from the Sant Cugat Campus. This complex includes 4 paddle tennis courts, changing rooms and a restaurant, and offers UIC Barcelona students, PAS/PDI and Alumni members discounts on courts, Monday to Friday (working days only), 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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The Brafa Sports School is a sports organisation with a social side that sees sports as a grassroots activity, and as a way to educate young people and adults.

This is why the school encourages the practice of different sports such as football, futsal, basketball, programmes to encourage 4 to 7 year-olds to get into sports. Psychomotor development and games are the main cornerstones of these activities.

It also has three 7 a side football pitches and two futsal pitches, all synthetic grass pitches, as well as a covered sports complex.

UIC Barcelona and Brafa have signed a cooperation agreement via which students, PAS and PDI staff and Alumni, as well as close family members, are eligible for a 15% discount on all the official fees.

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The La Salle Gym

UIC Barcelona has reached an agreement with La Salle Sport & Fitness under which students, PAS, PDI and Alumni members, as well as direct family members, may use the facilities on Carrer del Lluçanès, 43, in Barcelona.


This agreement includes a reduced monthly rate of €36, free registration, full admission to the gym and use of the following facilities:

  • Fitness room (cardio equipment and free weights)
  • Fitness classes
  • Covered pool

You may also book the following facilities at the indicated rates:

  • Squash: Not included in the monthly fee, advance booking required
30,00 € 55,00 € 8,00 € 15,00 €
  • Futsal: €50/hr for a court. Changing rooms included. Not included in the monthly fee, advance booking required. 

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FGC-TIM Ski Resorts

Show your student ID at the following ski resorts and get a discount on the joint purchase of ski passes:

  • La Molina: pack of 4 ski passes for €102 (€25,5/person)
  • Espot and Port Ainé: pack of 4 ski passes for €88 (€22/person)
  • Vallter 2000: ski pass for €22,5/person
  • Vall de Nuria: ski rack and ski pass for €24,5/person

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