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The Qualcomm Wireless Academy offers EELISA’s students free training on 5G through its online platform 

QWA courses
for university students

5G Primer

A broad two-hour introductory course for business and/or engineering students who are new to the field of wireless engineering.

Fundamentals of Cellular Communication and 5G

A more in-depth six-hour introductory course with some technical components also geared toward business and/or engineering students new to the field.

Course objectives

La Qualcomm Wireless Academy ofrece a los estudiantes de la ETSIT UPM formación en 5G a través de los siguientes cursos de su plataforma de teleenseñanza:

5G Primer.  This course aims for students to learn the key components of 5G and how 5G is changing the professional landscape.

Fundamentals of Cellular Communication and 5G. This course aims for students to learn how 5G technologies and mobile communications work, enabling them to make informed business decisions and grow professionally in the field.

The courses cover an overview of 5G technology, how it works and how it is transforming how the world works. Both courses are taught through an online learning format, which allows you to learn at your own pace.


Undergraduate and graduate students at EELISA network universities in 2024.  

Applications from final year students will be prioritized.  


Qualcomm certification upon passing the corresponding assessment test


At your own pace in 2024

5G Primer (2h)
Fundamentals of Cellular Communications and 5G (6h)


Up to 1 ECTS
depending on your home university


A través de la plataforma de la QWA


Free for EELISA's university students

Certification examination costs $29





Until June 1


Applicants will receive admission confirmation via email and instructions on how to access the courses.

Credit recognition

Not guaranteed but possible depending on the university


For any questions, students can contact Prof. Zoraida Frías (zoraida.frias (at) upm.es)

courses outline

5G Primer
Fundamentals of Cellular Communications and 5G


Zoraida Frías


Zoraida Frías es Profesora del Departamento de Señales Sistemas y Radiocomunicaciones, y Secretaria Académica del Programa Formativo Francisco Ros - Qualcomm