With the new academic year, eight Russian Universities will prepare specialists in the blockchain and cryptocurrency. Besides domestic teachers, courses on cryptography and the digital economy will conduct lecturers from Europe, India and the USA.
The curriculum includes the following topics:
- Alternative payment system.
- And the digital economy.
Now the cryptocurrency courses are held at MSU, HSE, MIPT, FINEC, Misa. In the summer they have fans in Voronezh state University (VSU), don state technical University (DSTU) and Novosibirsk state University (NSU).
At VSU, a new educational program entitled "Models and methods of analysis of the digital economy" kicks off September 18. Students will learn modern analytical technologies and their application in management and economic activities.
DSTU offers a choice of two programmes: "Intelligent systems based on blockchain technology and Digital accounting and management". Students will be able to learn how to develop new information systems and create electronic payment structure.
NSU will teach the basics of cryptography at the faculty of mathematics and computer science. During the two year course students will learn about how data encryption and blockchain technology.
In Russia, the demand for cryptocurrency professionals is constantly growing. In anticipation of the passage of the bill "About digital assets," which is scheduled for September, many Russian companies expanding their business in cryptoprotection are ICO, release their tokens and do ef="news/majning-zcash-na-400-profitnee-bitcoin">the mining of cryptocurrencies.