Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco NetAcad – a collaboration between Competence Centre and the Chambre des salariés (CSL)

The Competence Center and the CSL have decided to collaborate on the development of the Cisco Networking Academy in Luxembourg which offers a programme of skills acquisition and professional development for educational institutions and individuals around the world.

University of Luxembourg Competence Centre

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Chambre des Salariés Luxembourg

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Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and professional development programme for educational institutions and individuals around the world. Since 1997, nearly 8 million people have joined the Cisco Networking Academy. The Cisco Networking Academy offers lectures, online training materials, interactive tools, and hands-on workshops to ensure participants gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a technology-driven market. Our candidates and instructors appreciate how the different elements of a course flexibly work together to succeed in their field.

Free Participation for Students

Cisco Networking Academy not only provides the digital skills needed to enable both people and businesses to succeed, but it also closely focuses skills needed for a start in a technology career job. These jobs require one or more of the following:

  • Industry Certification
  • 2 or 4-year College Degree
  • and/or College Certificate Programme

The skill domains for students in these study areas have been included in our learning experiences. Therefore, to take benefits from our Cisco Networking Academy, students at the University of Luxembourg can enroll and participate the courses for free via .

However, professionals may also enroll to free online courses via and in-person courses via of the Luxembourg Lifelong Learning Center– the training centre of the Chambre des salariés.

Luxembourg Lifelong Learning Center by the Chambre des Salariés

Cisco NetAcad - Learning Portfolio

Free Online Learning for Students and Professionals 

Online courses are self-paced and use the same curriculum taught in Networking Academy classrooms around the world. Here’s the list of our online courses that are open now:

  • Introduction to Packet Tracer
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity Essentials
  • Introduction to IOT
  • NDG Linux Unhatched
  • NDG Linux Essentials

Enroll or request more info via

In-Person Learning for Students and Professionals

⇒ Students can participate for free – depending on seat availability

Insctructor-led courses still are a very effective way of getting hands-on experience while gaining career ready skills. Combine them with online courses or simply start your journey here!

The following courses will be available @ Belval Campus :

Cisco NetAcad Python Programming @ CompetenceCentreAvailable in February 2020:

  • Free Python Programming for Students
    • 26/02/2020 – 29/04/2020
    • Every Wednesday from 17h15 to 18h30
    • ⇒ Bring your own laptop! 🙂


Cisco NetAcad IOT - Big data- Python Programming @ CompetenceCentreAvailable in March 2020:

  • Free IOT and Big Data Analytics with Python Programming for Students
    • 17/03/2020 – 19/05/2020
    • Every Tuesday from 17h15 to 18h30
    • ⇒ Bring your own laptop! 🙂

Students enroll here

The following courses will be available @ the Chambre des salariés via seminars: