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Spanish University to run 2-day course on bitcoin and blockchain technology

The University of Cantabria has announced that it will host a special summer course on bitcoin and blockchain technology, spanning for two days from July 14 to 15.

According to the official website, the course titled "Bitcoin and Blockchain Technologies: the FinTech Disruption" is the first course organized by a public Spanish University on bitcoin and blockchain technologies.

The 10-hour course will be held at the university premises in Santander and will explore the world of cryptocurrencies with a focus on bitcoin. The course will also look into basic features of blockchain systems and its possible applications. AirBitz, a decentralized bitcoin wallet service provider plays a major role in organizing.

“The faculty at the University of Cantabria sought us out to help enhance the course they were offering, and we were thrilled to participate. Airbitz is always eager to support Bitcoin education and outreach initiatives. We look forward to working with more institutions and educators to spread awareness of digital currencies and how blockchain technologies are changing our world,” Airbitz COO, Will Pangman told themerkle.com.

The course will be taught in Spanish and include 7 hours of classes, covering topics like fundamentals of bitcoin and blockchain, bitcoin ecosystem and operating with bitcoin among others. The course will also have practical workshops where students will learn to perform transactions with bitcoin.

Bitcoin and Blockchain Technologies course is aimed at professionals in the technology and / or financial sectors, entrepreneurs, and students of any discipline. People interested in learning the technology can enroll this course which will explore topics from scratch.

The course instructors include Claudiu Tanasescu, software developer and bitcoin enthusiast; Óscar González Fernández, quantitative researcher and Steven Van Vaerenbergh, research scientist.

One of the partner sponsor company SofCloudIt is offering 5 scholarships to graduate and postgraduate students in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics.

By Sujha Sundararanjan
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