DEHISI@ is a reserach grou of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona that gathers reserachers interested in the fields of Psychology, Pedagogy and Computacional Science. The aim is the study of cultural diversity in contexts of social exclusión and the personal development, aswell as the design of projects for social and educative intervention.

This group is joint to SINTE, a research team aknowledge by Generalitat de Catalunya, Ref. SGR-0819.

Main researcher:

Lalueza Sazatornil, José Luis


  • Álvarez Valdivia, Ibis Marlene
  • Camps Orfila, Sílvia 
  • García Díaz, Sarai 
  • García Romero, David
  • González Parera, Montserrat
  • Henao Agudelo, Claudia 
  • Izquierdo Ramón, Montserrat A.
  • Marín Suazo, Carolayn Andrea
  • Padrós Castells, Marta 
  • Podestá, Pía 
  • Sánchez Busqués, Sonia
  • Serpa Maldonado, Viviana
  • Zhang Yu, Cristina 

Main lines of research:

  • Socialization processes in minority groups
  • Intercultural school and communitary education
  • Communities of practice based on ICT
  • University Service-Learning
  • Childhood in risk of social exclusion

Recent projects:

Title: Art and psychology. Interdisciplinary project in the Grau d’Educació Primària Practicum to foster Intercultural Competence.
Main researcher: Ibis M. Álvarez
Teaching Innovation Project. Programa intern de millora i innovació docent 2018. Facultat de Ciències de l’Educació. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Inici: 2018  Fi: 2019

Title: When "the Children of the Revolution" become parents. Anthropological Study of Childrearing in Barcelona, Spain
Main researcher: Sachiko TOKUMA 
Founding institution: Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)/ 2016 – 2019

Title: Univeristy training: Analysis of a learning and identity change process through Service-Learning in a community of practice in contexts of social exclusion
Main researcher: José Luis Lalueza
Founding institution: Ministerio de economía y Competitividad (Convocatoria Retos Invetigación)
Begining: 2015 End: 2018

Title: With teachers' eyes: to learn psychology doing research. 2014 ARMIF 00019.
Main researcher: Ibis M. Álvarez
Founding institution: Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca/ 2014 - 2015

Title:  Study of the socioeducational value of frienship in teh social integration process of inmigrants teenagers in Catalonia.  2009ARAF100015.
Main researcher: Ibis M. Álvarez
Founding institution: Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca/ 2010 - 2011

Title: Participation, Experiences and Empowerment for Roma youth
Main Researcher: Maria Roth (Babes_Bolyai University, Rumania)
Founding institution: European Commission. Directorate-General Justice
Continuous since 2007

Title: Development of socio-educational intevention projects, based in the use of ICT, for the promotion of people and groups belonging to Roma communities in the city of Barcelona
Main researcher: José Luis Lalueza
Founding institution: Ajuntament de Barcelona
Continuous since 2007


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