Welcome Dra. Roser Boix

Welcome Message from the Dean of Faculty of Education of University Barcelona

Dra. Roser Boix

Faculty of Education
University of Barcelona

It is a pleasure for the Faculty of Education of the University of Barcelona to welcome the 7th International Conference on Physical Education and Sports Sciences (7th ICPESS 2022), to be held on December 13th – 16th, 2022 in Barcelona.


The Faculty of Education is an institution of national and international reference for the Initial teachers’ training of Preschool, Primary, and Secondary levels, in addition to Social Education, Pedagogy and Social Work. degrees. It is a qualified and wide offer that has as its main objective the preparation of our students for the professional practice in the framework of the European Higher Education Area.


The Faculty is also an institution recognized as prestigious because of its intense and rigorous research. In the year 2020 the Education discipline of the University of Barcelona is among the 18 disciplines of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020.


The Faculty has 21 consolidated research groups, many of which participate in the UB Education Research Institute. Some of its main research lines are: education for social inclusion; environments of technology-enhanced learning; specific educational and didactic system (music, social sciences, mathematics and experimental sciences, visual and plastic, and physical education); participation, citizenship, health and education in values; promotion and protection of children.


I would like to reiterate the welcome to our institution and I hope this international meeting will be a valuable space for reflection and scientific exchange on welfare and quality of life from a global perspective, and where physical education and sport will be the transversal axis where the topic focuses around.

Dra. Roser Boix

Dean of the Faculty of Education