The crypto-currencies : a curriculum lacking in the academic programs

Many universities in the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom and other European countries have added new material focused on the technology of crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin and the Blockchain in their programs. The crypto-currency is a digital currency designed to function as a bridge between the buyers and sellers to make secure financial transactions and this in a decentralized way.

Also, the blockchain is the technology that manages the crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin, which attracting more and more investors. Moreover, the world’s largest universities integrate it into their programs. At the present time, the universities that offer such training are New York University, Duke University, Princeton University, Stanford University, the University of Califonrie-Berkeley and the University Blockchain in the United States.

A phenomenon and growing trend in Europe

The american universities are not the only institutions to become interested in crypto-currencies and integrate it into the university curriculum. In fact, in Europe, many schools have also added this to the list of their programs. In the Uk, there are in particular the University of Cumbria and B9 Lab Academy. In Russia, the Moscow State University.

Also in Africa, one can find a specialized university in the field. Also, Nigerians know very well the importance of this virtual currency. In the world, with more than 29 crypto-currencies are highly used in different commercial transactions.

What are the crypto-currencies are the most used ?

Although we have approximately 29 crypto-currencies, the most used, with a base capital of the huge are the Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Bitcash. It is important to know that the price of a Bitcoin currently is equivalent to 4 050$.

However, the irony of this development is that the central banks of the countries where these digital currencies are used have no control over them. In spite of the ideas received, the crypto-currencies are not frauds, but remains a risky investment.