Are there groups rate for airline tickets?

NO, there are no group rates. Each participant is responsible for booking their flight. Please note that all participants must depart for Berlin, Barcelona on Friday, July 8th. We recommend that you purchase your ticket as early as possible to benefit from lower rates.

Are there direct flights between Montreal and Barcelona and between Toronto and Barcelona?

YES, both Air Canada and Air Transat offer direct flights during the Summer time.

Can you suggest places to stay in Montreal, Barcelona and in Toronto?

Here are some suggested hotels and residences in both Montreal and Barcelona.Prices quoted are subject to change. There are no group rates available at these institutions.Participants are encouraged to reserve their rooms as soon as possible in order to benefit from lower rates.Please note that previous participants found apartments listed on the Internet at very reasonable prices.

Hôtel Hilton Garden Inn
380, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
514-840-0010 or 1-877-840-0010
Hilton Garden Inn
179 $ Corporate rate
To reserve online and get this rate click on the following link:

Hôtel Le Cantlie Suites
1110, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
(514) 842-2000

179$ Corporate rate
To reserve online and get this rate click on the following link:

Hôtel Zéro 1
1, boul. René-Lévesque Est
514-871-9696 Ou 1-855-301-0001
10% discount on current rates*. To reserve online click the following link:

Résidences de l’UQAM – OUEST
2100, rue St-Urbain
514 987-7747 room 85 $

The Bond Hotel
65 Dundas St E.
(416) 362-6061
Corporate rate for the Summer School 2019 group:
145 $ – ‘Standard’ or ‘Premium’ Room
165 $ – ‘Deluxe’ Room

The rate is for 2 guests, and is valid until June 6th. A $20.00 per person per room per night charge is applicable for each additional adult.
Please find below the reservation weblink to reserve our group rate:

Participants can also call the toll free number 1-800-268-9390 or direct hotel line 416-362-6061 and provide group name “Mosaic Summer School” or group code “812966” for phone reservations.

Pitman Hall (PIT) – Ryerson University student residence

160 Mutual St.
Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2M2

Rate : $62 + taxes per night
Rooms have a single sized bed and shared hallways washrooms.

Booking link:

Promo code: MOSAIC
Dates: July 3-8, 2019
Cutoff date: May 30, 2019

Researchers Residence
From 62 €/night + breakfast
(Barcelona city center)

Hotel Market
From 125 €/night
5 minutes by metro to Plaça Universitat

08028 apartments
From 141 € / night
10 minutes by metro to Faculty of Economics and Business

Aparthotel Atenea (****)
From 99 €/night
5 minutes by tram to Faculty of Economics and Business

NH Constanza (****)
From 147 €/night
10 minutes by tram to Faculty of Economics and Business

Youth Hostel Pere Tarrés
From 26.30 €/night + breakfast buffet included
10 minutes by tram to the Faculty of Economics and Business

Do I need to bring my computer?

YES/NO : the use of a computer is not mandatory. This is more a question of personal habit and preference.

Is there a dress code?

The dress code is relaxed and informal. Business attire is recommended for events such as the welcome cocktail and the closing ceremony.

Will I need a Visa for Spain?

  • Canadian and European citizens do not require a visa to enter Spain.
  • Citizens of other countries should check with their local Spanish Consulate.

Do I need any insurance?

YES : travel insurance is mandatory, which should cover any medical expenses you might have for whatever reason.