The exclusive Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) from the University of Zürich offers high quality education tailored for industry leaders. The course is taught by world-renowned professors across academic disciplines: Law, Informatics, Economics and Finance. This interdisciplinary approach is necessary to unveil the true potential of this emerging technology and is unique to our programme.

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Blockchain is on everyone’s lips ‒ not least because the Crypto Valley stretching from Zug to Zurich is one of the global centres for this technology. But what is the story behind the new «Internet of Value»? What can this technology already do? What are its strengths, weaknesses, risks and areas of potential?

The CAS in Blockchain at the University of Zurich looks at these questions and in doing so addresses the topic at a uniquely wide-ranging level: computer scientists, lawyers, economists and financial specialists from the University of Zurich have joined forces to teach participants the technical basics as well as provide them with legal tools and economic knowledge about the applications. In doing so, they are able to call on first-hand experience from academic blockchain projects, consulting activities and company start-ups.

Target audience

Professional practitioners who want to receive an in-depth insight into the various facets of blockchain technologies and gain an edge in knowledge based on relevant research findings.

Course duration

  • Course days: September to December 2019, on Fridays and Saturdays
  • Project work: December 2019
  • Number of participants
  • Maximum of 30 participants.

Admission criteria


University degree at master’s level or an equivalent qualification as well as basic knowledge in the fields of IT, law and economics.

MAS in Quantitative Finance


Participants of the MAS in Quantitative Finance can book individual modules (worth 3 ECTS points)
Degree

Every successful graduate receives a Certificate of Advanced Studies UZH in Blockchain (10 ECTS credits)

Venue

Center for Continuing Education of the University of Zurich, Schaffhauserstrasse 228, 8057 Zurich

Costs

CHF 8500.-, including course documentation

Contact:

Mrs. Tamar Tolcachier
Department of Informatics,
University of Zurich
Andreasstrasse 15, AND 2.21
8050 Zurich, Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 635 24 07