XXXII Premi Internacional Catalunya


The Generalitat of Catalonia created the Premi Internacional Catalunya in 1989, with three clear objectives: to recognize and stimulate creators, to bring to the Catalan people models of the highest quality and exigency in all aspects, and to place Catalonia in the arena of the great international awards.

The Premi Internacional Catalunya is given annually to persons who have contributed decisively to the development of cultural, scientific or human values.

Institutions from all over the world and the members of the Jury may propose candidatures until April 3d 2020, in accordance with the bases published next.


1. The Premi Internacional Catalunya is awarded annually by the Generalitat of Catalonia.

2. The Jury of the Premi Internacional Catalunya is made up of noteworthy personalities from the world of science, economics, arts and culture.

3. Any person whose creative work has made a significant contribution to the development of cultural, scientific or human values any where in the world may be nominated for the Premi Internacional Catalunya.

4. Nominations for the Premi Internacional Catalunya may be made by academies, cultural or research centres and other similar institutions, or by the members of the Jury, and they should include the candidate’s curriculum vitae. Submissions for 2020 may be received until April 3d 2020, and they should preferably be submitted by the electronic means of gencat Procedures ( Nevertheless, they can be presented in paper format, addressed to the Department of the Presidency (Sant Honorat Street, 1-3, 08002 Barcelona).

5. The Premi Internacional Catalunya may not be awarded posthumously.

6. The Premi Internacional Catalunya may only be granted to a single individual, except in those cases in which the Jury establishes a justification for awarding it jointly to more than one person.

7. The Premi Internacional Catalunya must be awarded to the winner at a ceremony presided over the President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, to which members of the Jury are convoked.

8. The XXXII Premi Internacional Catalunya is endowed with an award of euros and the sculpture “The Key and the Letter” of Antoni Tàpies.


Ricard Bofill

Juan Manuel Bonet
Art critical

Anna Cabré

Agustí Colomines

Jacques Delors
Politician and economist

Barbara Hendricks

Xavier Rubert de Ventós

Richard Sennett

Gianni Vattimo

Anna Veiga


Teresa Sala
Generalitat of Catalonia
Department of the Presidency - Technical Office

Secretaria del Premi Internacional Catalunya
Departament de la Presidència - Gabinet Tècnic
Generalitat de Catalunya
Palau de la Generalitat - Pça. Sant Jaume, 4
08002 Barcelona

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In accordance with current legislation on data protection, the personal data included in the candidatures submitted to the XXXII Premi Internacional Catalunya will be included in the treatment “International Prizes of the Department of the Presidency”, which responsible is the General Secretariat of the Department of the Presidency and which purpose is collecting and managing the data of the candidatures received and of the proposing institutions. The detailed treatment information, including the exercise of the rights of the interested parties, is available at the address Departament-de-la-Presidencia. For its part, people or entities proposing candidates will treat the personal data to which they have access in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the Parliament and of the Council, of 27 April 2016.

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