XV Jornadas de Economía Laboral / XV Labour Economics Meeting

29 y 30 de junio, 1 de julio / June 29-30, July 1


Under the auspices of the Spanish Labour Economics Association (AEET) the Universidad de Castilla – La Mancha (UCLM) hosts the XV AEET Conference to be hold the next 29 and 30 of June and 1st of July 2022 in the School of Economics and Business Administration in Albacete.

If you are travelling to Spain by air, we encourage you to look at potential restrictions related with COVID. You may find them here (continuously updated web-site): Ministerio de Sanidad – Professionals – Travel and COVID-19


The Faculty

The University of Castilla-La Mancha has been the flagship academic institution in the autonomous community for four decades and leader in the creation and transmission of science, technology, innovation, culture and solidarity. It has different campuses across the region: in Albacete, Ciudad Real, Cuenca y Toledo as well as Almadén and Talavera de la Reina. It is a young, modern, dynamic and competitive institution.

As generator and transmitter of culture, the UCLM is firmly committed to its region socio-economic development. It is a smart move for those who are shaping their future, for those who wish to gain more training throughout their life and for foreign students pursuing academic enrichment, vitality or language learning. It is also relevant for companies who will find a wide variety of research, development and innovation opportunities in our research portfolio (R +D + I).

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The Faculty of Economics and Business Studies in Albacete illustrates the continuous effort from Universidad de Castilla – La Mancha to offer a high quality university training. Today it has more than 1000 students and near one hundred instructors.
Since its beginnings in 1989, the Faculty of Economics and Business Studies has tried to be a reference in the studies of Economics and Business Administration and Management. To this end, it offers the degrees of Economics, Business Administration and Management and the Double Degree in Economics and Law. In terms of postgraduate training, prospective students may enroll at the Master’s degree in Financial and Tax Consultancy and Advice, the Master’s Degree in Strategy and Marketing and the Master’s Degree in Growth and Sustainable Development. The school also has a Master’s degree in Foreign Trade and its Techniques.

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The city

Travelling to the Congress

Albacete is located to the Southeast of Castilla – La Mancha. It is a modern capital and one of the most important hubs of communication, commerce and industry in the country. Albacete finds itself among the cities of more than 100,000 inhabitants with the lowest presence of contamination in all of Europe. Being flat and the elimination of architectural barriers has made it one of the most accessible urbanizations.
When you visit us, please do not miss the Pasaje Lodares, a commercial and residential arcade, an example of the modernist architecture from the beginning of the 20th century. And you can’t leave without seeing the Circus Theatre, the only one in Spain and declared an asset of cultural interest.
The city also has relevant festivals and traditions, among which the Albacete Fair stands out. It has been declared of International Touristic Interest and is celebrated the 7th through 17th of September.

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The most relevant locations around the conference and recommendations of restaurants and bars for those arriving the 29th of June may be found here:

To arrive at our city is easy, fast and very handy: its privileged location allows the access to Albacete by land and air.

  • BY AIR. You will find convenient airports in all several cities around Albacete, which are well connected with it by train: Madrid, Alicante, Valencia and Murcia.
  • BY TRAIN: You may reach Albacete with high speed trains from both Madrid and Alicante. Also the Mediterranean connects with Catalonia. For more information, please visit: .

    “Participants at XV JEL may enjoy a 5% discount at RENFE train tickets. Should you wish to benefit from it, please contact Ana Belen Herrera ( for the discount code before buying your tickets”

  • BY ROAD. By roads and highways from any point of the Peninsula we can reach Albacete using the car or the different coaches’ network. From Madrid; straight through the A-31. Equally if coming from Valencia or Alicante. From Murcia, taking the A-30. The best option from Andalusia is through the N-322 and if coming from Ciudad Real it will be using the N-340.

Acomodation during the Congress

Albacete has a wide offer of hotels at affordable prices. The distance from the University Campus to the center of the city is small and from any hotel you can walk to the Campus in less than 30 minutes.

Suggested hotels

• Hotel Universidad *** (see web)
• Hotel Los Llanos **** (see web)
• Gran Hotel **** (see web)
• Hotel San Antonio **** (see web)
• Hotel Europa *** (see web)

Please see our two main recommendations here: