The Barcelona MAR Health Park (former Municipal Healthcare Institute) is a complete services organisation that offers all levels of healthcare, with significant teaching and research facilities.

The Mar Hospital is the principal public health facility, while social-public health services are concentrated at the Esperança Hospital and the Forum Centre. It also has extensive provisions for mental health and addictions for adults, children and youths for the Barcelona coastal and northern districts at the Dr Emili Mira Centre. It also has sexual and reproductive health service programmes and Peracamps CUAP. Biomedical research is centred at IMIM, Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute. The large campus offers medical degrees (UAB and UPF), the Mar Higher Nursing School (UPF), the Bonanova Institute of Professional Healthcare Training.

Mar Hospital

An innovative and dynamic university hospital that handles pathologies of medium and high complexity, with great experience and tradition of serving the city of Barcelona.

Esperança Hospital

With deep roots in the neighbourhood of Gràcia, it has provided services since 1933. It works closely with Mar Hospital to offer complete healthcare services.

Forum Center

Its speciality is geriatric and psychiatric services, in parallel with strengthening the hospital’s connection to handle more complex diseases.

Peracamps Center

The Peracamps emergency services handle emergencies in the Ciutat Vella that do not require surgery and coordinates with Mar Hospital to transfer patients who do need surgery.

Dr Emili Mira Center

It has a complete range of mental health services encompassing all healthcare needs: outpatient, hospital and social health.


Devoted to scientific research in the fields of biomedicine and health sciences, it has 20 years experience handling high-level competitive research.

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