Barça Academy is the official academy of FC Barcelona, ​​a school of life that trains people through football, offering comprehensive training to its students, to grow as sportspersons as well as human beings, with its own unique school model, based on the Barça methodology.

The Barça Academy is aimed at boys and girls from six to eighteen years old, following and replicating the game model established in the FC Barcelona coaching teams: the “Barça style”. The main objective of the project is to extend the Barça brand to the rest of the world by transmitting the Club's work philosophy, with a proactive, collective and creative style of play, and through the values of: respect, effort, ambition, teamwork and humility.

This project shows, in a tangible way, that Barça fans are present on five continents, where each year tens of thousands of boys and girls participate in the various activities organised by the Barça Academy, through its 30 academies present in 34 countries.

There are currently four business models:

Barça Escola Barcelona

Football training school located in Barcelona. Its aim is to provide boys and girls between 6 and 12 years of age with the basic concepts of football so they may face future sporting challenges with guarantees of success and, in turn, transmit the values ​​that represent Barça. 

Barça Escola Development Catalunya

Program that offers throughout the Catalan territory, through the different locations spread in Catalonia, the possibility of extra training for those players aged between 6 and 14 who want to continue improving their individual and collective game .

Barça Academy

International academies that offer comprehensive training using the FC Barcelona football school model, with the aim of extending the work ethic and values ​​of the Club on an international scale, and sharing its own unique methodology, the Barça model, through the five continents.

Barca Academy PRO

International academies located in strategic points for the club both at a sporting and commercial level. The Club has 3 Barça Academies PRO, located in New York, Miami and Brazil.

Barça Residency Academy

The leading sports and educational residential academy in the United States for young soccer players, located in the city of Casa Grande (Arizona), and inaugurated in 2017. The Barça Residency Academy USA offers an idyllic setting, perfect for the comprehensive training and development of players.



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