Barcelona International Water Polo Academy


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2014 - 2024

Celebrating a decade of excellence in water polo!


We are a leading organization driven by water polo experts, offering training programs and lifetime experiences for teams, coaches, and players worldwide. Based in Barcelona, Spain, one of the water polo meccas.

Facts & Figures 2023

2,700+ athletes

Have taken part in our programs

41 countries

Players and teams from all over

7 US camps 

With over 410 athletes

Who we are

BIWPA is an international water polo academy based in Barcelona, Spain, that combines high performance water polo and academic studies for student-athletes from different parts of the world.

Additionally, BIWPA offers water polo camps, team training trips, tournaments, and coaches education courses. 


The best combination between high performance water polo and academic studies in Barcelona. We target athletes aged 14 to 18 years old who are looking to combine their high school studies with training and competition opportunities abroad. We also offer gap year, Bachelor's, and Master's degree programs for older athletes.

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Team Training Trips

We offer teams around the world a chance to train in Barcelona's top facilities, compete against local club teams and enjoy the city's culture and gastronomy. Groups of all types and levels are welcome: national, college, high school and clubs. 

Water Polo Camps 

Water polo camps for young players aged 11 to 16 years old in Barcelona, United States and other locations. An opportunity for campers to improve the fundamental aspects of water polo, meet players from around the world and have a blast. Available in winter, Easter and summer. 

Coaches Institute

The Coaches Institute is an academy where we provide training, education and tools to coaches from around the world. Learn alongside our coaching staff during one of our programs or explore the online courses available

Our Tournaments

Technical Corner

A free video training platform for water polo coaches and athletes to learn the fundamental drills and individual skills. A tool with training techniques featuring professional and semi-professional athletes along with feedback from our Academy coaches. 

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European Regional Development Fund

"A way to make Europe"

"BIWPA SL, within the framework of the ICEX Next Program, has received the support of ICEX and the co-financing of the European FEDER fund. The purpose of this support is to contribute to the international development of the company and its environment."