Aalto University Summer School

5G Hack the Mall

5G technology calls for higher performance and improved efficiency that empower new user experiences and connects new industries. During this course, you will learn the basics of 5G technology and work with your team to develop ways to leverage 5G technology in companies and other organizations. The course topics include the current state of 5G markets, mobile communications system, AI, Cyber Security, IoT, XR and Autonomous Cars.
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Teaching period:


Application period:

29.3.2021 – 28.5.2021

Course format:



2 weeks full-time


High school

Field of study:

Technology and Engineering




School of Electrical Engineering

Tuition fees:


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Participate in Aalto University's 5G Hack the Mall summer course and search for recipes for success in 5G services together with top companies, lecturers and mentors! The course is for university and high school students internationally, regardless of the field of study. Working professionals that want to extend their knowledge about 5G are also welcome to attend the course.

During the course, students will learn the basics about 5G and its use cases including basic principles in 5G, the current state of 5G markets, mobile communications system, mobile networks, radio access, 5G and AI and cybersecurity as well as the main verticals, for example, IoT, XR and autonomous cars. In addition, students will learn the foundations of 6G.

Etualalla seisovan naisen taustalla abstrakti taustakuva, ja kuvan päällä keltaisella ohjelmointitekstiä

The course aims to promote communications and group work, with students realising and reporting teamwork projects within the scopes of 5G use case areas, ranging from visionary studies to the building of practical demonstration prototypes. The groups mix students from different backgrounds according to separate instructions. At the end of the course, the groups document and present their project results. 

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5G Hack the Mall empowers next generation of innovation

Otaniemi is the international inspiration hub on everything 5G this summer

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