Embedded Systems for the Automotive Industry

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.


UPC School

Nowadays there is an evident evolution in the automotive sector towards vehicles that make an exhaustive use of electronic and communications technologies. Vehicles with all kinds of sensors and actuators (temperature, proximity, cameras, driving assistance, parking, ...), long and short range communications technologies (4G, 5G, RFID/NFC, WiFi, ...) and its associated services (Internet access, infotainment, teleoperation, ...) make driving more comfortable, reliable and safe. To provide vehicles with all these new functionalities, there are many companies, both national and international, which focus their efforts on the production of systems that allow vehicle factories to be at the vanguard in the market. These companies are currently an attractive destination for telecommunications and computer engineers with special interest in the development and programming of embedded systems.

The course in Embedded Systems for the Automotive Industry arises from the need to offer a first specialization for engineers who wish to focus their professional career towards the contribution in the development of these electronic communication systems. It has been designed by the Barcelona School of Telecommunications Engineering (ETSETB), in collaboration with research groups from different departments of the UPC and working groups of leading companies in the electronics sector for the automotive industry. Its contents include issues related to embedded software development, real-time operating systems, communication buses and reference architectures. In addition, the processes related to the evaluation, verification, validation and functional safety of the developed software are also studied. As a result, an interesting preliminary training is offered that allows graduates to enter with guaranteed success in this exciting industry.

The program will include the participation of professionals from FICOSA.


Train technical professionals in the design, development and implementation of embedded systems for the automotive sector, including validation and safety processes.

Who is it for?

The course is aimed at Engineers in Telecommunications and Computer Science with special interest in the development and programming of embedded systems and people who wish to guide their professional career towards the contribution in the development of electronic communication systems.

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(50 teaching hours)

Start date:
Start date:19/03/2019 End date:04/06/2019
Tuesday  18:30 to 21:30Thursday  18:30 to 21:30
Taught at:
ETSETB (Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria de Telecomunicació de Barcelona)
C/ Jordi Girona, 1-3
08034 Barcelona

Registration fee:
1.250 €

Language of instruction:
Spanish / English

Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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