Top Universities In Spain, Argentina And Venezuela Are Offering Crypto Courses
Cryptocurrencies are slowly finding its way towards academia. This is evident from the fact that five universities across three Spanish-speaking countries are now offering crypto courses.
Universidad De Alcalá, Spain
This university located in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid offers a course entitled “Master in Ethereum, Blockchain Technology and Crypto-Economics.” The course is intended for “Professionals, students or those interested in learning about blockchain-based technologies from an integrative perspective of technical, economic, social and legal aspects,” the school’s website details.
“The objective of the study is to provide comprehensive training in the field of blockchain technology, DAOs and smart contracts, including cryptocurrencies as a special and transversal case, from a triple perspective: technological, economic-financial and regulatory.”
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
This school is currently offering a short course, from July 18 to 20, entitled “Blockchain: from cryptocurrencies to business networks.” According to the course description,“In this course, the technical foundations of the Bitcoin blockchain will be introduced, with an eminently practical approach, showing its limitations and placing special emphasis on the problems it poses regarding the intelligent management of records and their authorship.”
Universidad Europea Madrid, Spain
This school from the European University of Madrid offers a 6-month postgraduate diploma in Bitcoin and blockchain which starts in October. Six modules are included in the course: blockchain technology; basics of Bitcoin; security and investigation of the blockchain; legal aspects linked to cryptocurrency; innovation with the blockchain; and project development.
When you finish the course you will be able to analyze in a critical way the technical and legal viability of solutions based on blockchain technologies and to develop integral projects related to cryptocurrency,” the school describes. “You will be a professional in the technology sector capable of identifying innovative opportunities beyond the conventional use of technology, adding value to any company in the ICT or financial sector.
Instituto Tecnológico De Buenos Aires, Argentina
Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) offers a diploma course entitled “Cryptoeconomics: blockchain intelligent contracts and cryptocurrencies,” which runs from July 11 through September 26. It is designed especially for people who start from scratch or with very basic knowledge and who want to learn the reasons, mechanics and disruptive opportunities at a monetary, technological level and as a form of investment that is in the present and future in the world of crypto-economies.
Instituto De Estudios Superiores De Administración, Venezuela
The Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Administración (IESA) is currently offering a course entitled “Cryptocurrency, blockchain and business in the new economy, opportunities and challenges for management and business.”
The 60-hour course runs from July 20 to September 29. Its content includes “bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and the evolution of money” as well as “international experiences in the regulation of bitcoin and blockchain technology.”