Study shows students are keen on cryptocurrency education

A study by blockchain start-up incubation company CV VC and PwC has identified 20 Swiss higher education establishments offering courses on blockchain and decentralised finance, writes Matthew Allen for SwissInfo.ch.

Why are universities suddenly interested in the crypto craze? For one thing, students are apparently demanding such teaching. A professor at the University of St Gallen told me he asked 250 students whether they would be interested in more crypto courses. Some 92% responded “yes” to his survey.

Demand is also coming from the industry side as the crypto sector expands in Switzerland. Marcel Harmann, co-founder of the companies DeFi Suisse and THORWallet, told me how hard it is to find the best talent.
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