The University of Nicosia offers the first Master of Science degree in Digital Currency, available worldwide through an online format.
The first course in the degree, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, is offered for free as an open enrollment MOOC course to anyone interested in learning about the fundamental principles of Digital Currency. It is taught by renowned Bitcoin experts Andreas Antonopoulos and Antonis Polemitis and includes 12 live online sessions.
“Digital currencies and blockchain technology will radically transform our lives in the coming decades. Not only will banking and financial services be greatly disrupted, but new and innovative forms of collaboration will be enabled—immune to censorship and permissionless by design. I am ecstatic to be part of history, graduating in the first cohort to receive MSc degrees in Digital Currency. With their world-renowned MOOC and graduate programs in this cutting-edge field, the University of Nicosia is blazing a trail for future FinTech business leaders. My favorite part of the program is the diversity of the students and instructors, literally from all corners of the world, yet sharing the same deep passion for this ground-breaking technology. “
Paul Jones, Class of 2016, Researcher at CryptoIQ
“I am the first woman in the world to earn this degree and I am so proud of it. It enabled me to acquire the necessary technical expertise for carrying out my research on blockchain, governance and public policy. It has been a valuable opportunity for professional growth.”
Marcella Atzori, Ph.D., Class of 2016, Political Analyst and Researcher, University College of London, Reasearch Center for Blockchain Technologies
“The Masters in Digital Currency program by the University of Nicosia is a great way to get a competitive advantage in the new financial order.”
Jared Carty, Class of 2016, Crypto.solutions
“Graduating from the world’s first Masters in Digital Currencies has acted as a catalyst towards a successful career within the industry. Connecting with highly motivated peers and industry leaders, you develop a deep understanding of the technology which becomes invaluable towards advocacy and leadership within this emergent ecosystem.”
Rupert Hackett, Class of 2016, General Manager, Bitcoin.com.au, Board Director, ADCCA (Australia Digital Currency Commerce Association)
“We, the blockchain enthusiasts are many times rushing through the mutating crypto-space at a fast pace. Having a structured master class that University of Nicosia provides, helps keeping you right in the center of activities, with the helpful support of fellow students, sharing our experiences from all parts of the world.”
Gregor Borosa, Class of 2016, Founder at exa2.net
“The UNic program expanded my knowledge of the digital currency space. The classes were taught by respected staff within the industry and were well worth it.”
Bryan Adkinson, Class of 2016
“While traveling across 4 differnt continents, I was able to obtain a Masters Degree in Digital Currency, which landed me my dream job! Thank you to all the professors, TAs, students, and all the people behind the scenes that helped make for such a powerful experience!”
Griff Green, Class of 2016, Slock.it
“The MSC in Digital Currency presented by the University of Nicosia was a fantastic experience, really opening my eyes to the endless opportunities which Digital Currency presents in Africa.”
Rodney Trubshaw, Class of 2016
The UNic Blockchain Initiative
The University of Nicosia is the first accredited university in the world to accept Bitcoin payments and launch an MSc Degree in Digital Currency. The first course in the degree is offered as a free online MOOC.
The University of Nicosia is the leading university in Cyprus and one of the largest English language universities in the Mediterranean region.