A university is an institution for tertiary education and research process. Universities provide scientific work, academic degrees, and both undergraduate and postgraduate education. For a long time, universities were the only provider of highly qualified personnel, but now there are more and more self-educated specialists — especially in such fields as programming and computer science. However, universities are still the major institution for the beginnings of the future professionals of various fields. The outburst of cryptocurrency popularity, that even led to multiple cases of Bitcoin mining using a university’s hardware, gathered attention to the blockchain industry. Blockchain university programs have already emerged in several establishments. There are also some cryptocurrency university courses that can help with understanding cryptocurrency development and its market performance.
The academic institution with a student body of roughly 11,000 said the addition of crypto payments was part of a plan to support local businesses like Elrond.
Romanian university plans to accept crypto payments for admission fees
UC Berkeley, once known for its activism and progressive atmosphere, is now also major player in blockchain education.
UC Berkeley partners with Parity Technologies to bolster blockchain curriculum
Gearing up for new battles against data-driven monopolies, antitrust enforcers may well look to blockchain as a way of getting honest data from companies they d...
Antitrust watchdogs around the world are going back to school to study blockchain and AI
According to researchers at the University of Bern, the presence of faulty or malicious nodes on the Ripple network could have “devastating effects.”
University's epic burn: Researchers say Ripple's protocol ‘may fail badly’
Teams representing the math and science departments of the universities of Cambridge and Oxford are competing to design cryptocurrency trading algorithms.
Cambridge and Oxford teams compete in algorithmic crypto trading contest
Universities have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons during the COVID-19 pandemic, but some, at least, are choosing their test-and-trace technology...
Arizona State University adopts blockchain-based app to track COVID-19
Penn State snagged one of GoChain's node operator spots.
Penn State set to host its own node for an enterprise blockchain