The Social Assistance Unit will provide help and advice to any University employee who wishes to take advantage of these situations:

The National Network of Social Hostels of Catalonia (XANASCAT)

The National Network of Social Hostels of Catalonia (XANASCAT) has at your disposal 45 hostels distributed along the coast and inland, in areas of great natural and cultural interest that show the attraction and the greatness of what Catalonia has to offer to its visitors.

For more information visit the following page.

International Network of Hostels .

Family Holidays 2022

Who is it aimed at?

“Family holidays” aims to promote shared family leisure as an educational practice and to encourage the coexistence of the members of the family unit and the rest of the participating families. All Catalan families with children under the age of 0 to 17 can participate in the programme, and will be able to enjoy the social benefits of the programme.

The initiative has the support of the Secretary of Social Affairs and Families of the Department of Social Rights, and is developed mainly at the Youth Hostel Network of Catalonia (Xanascat), at different times of the year.

For the 2022 edition, the programme will bring back the two calls to enjoy the hostels in the periods from January to June and from July to December.

From 29 November at 12 noon the pre-registration period for the 1st call 2022 will open, and you will have 33 hostels available to choose your getaways from the month of January to June.

You can make your pre-registration until December 13 at 12 noon , through the pre-registration Portal .

First call

Stays from January to June.

Second call

Stays from July to December.

For more information visit the following page.

Easter Week Colony

Who is it aimed at?

The Easter Week Camps Programme of the National Network of Social Hostels of Catalonia (XANASCAT) is a proposal of the Catalan Youth Agency that is aimed at boys and girls from 8 to 16 years old to stay at XANASCAT’s hostels during the Easter school holidays.

General objectives of the stays:

  • To provide the Easter holiday period with an educational, cultural, sporting and convivial content.
  • To transmit values of coexistence and companionship.

You can request information from Monday to Friday by calling the Central Reservation Centre (93 483 83 63) or by e-mail at until their completion.

For more information visit the following page.

Summer is yours 2022

The Catalan Youth Agency (ACJ) opens registrations for the 28th edition of ” Summer is yours! », a process that can be done through the direct reservation system through the offer of the virtual portal .

With the slogan “Summer always. The summer camps as they have always been”, the summer camps of the Generalitat are an educational programme aimed at children and adolescents from 5 to 16 years old. Through a wide range of activities, stays of up to 10 days are offered in 14 hostels of the Youth Hostel Network of Catalonia (Xanascat): Banyoles, Cabrera de Mar, Canyamars, Coma-ruga, Deltebre, La Molina, l’Escala, L’Espluga de Francolí, Móra la Nova, Núria, Planoles, Tremp, la Vall d’en Bas and Vic.

On the other hand, “L’estiu és teu!” also benefits large, single-parent and foster families, who will continue to enjoy a 10% reduction in the price of their stays.

For more information visit the following page.