Ljubljana, Slovenia

Blockchain Economics

online course
when 6 July 2020 - 20 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 360

The main aim of the course is to help students grasp the technological aspects of blockchain as well as its economic properties and implications. While the course has been specially designed for student of economics, due to the nature of topic it would also be interesting to students from other areas of study. Every economic and IT topic has been carefully broken down to its necessary fundamentals, explaining only the useful aspects through relatable analogies and metaphors. It assumes no knowledge of technology and even re-introduces economic concepts from a different perspective. Other aspects of the course include examining how specific features of blockchain solve existing problems and studying various use cases of blockchain to see how different industries are applying the technology.

Course leader

Martin MIhajlov, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Economics, North Macedonia

Target group

Bachelro students

Course aim

At the completion of this course the student will be able to:
 Identify the core components of blockchain technology.
 Understand the technological components of a blockchain.
 Understand the fundamentals of money/currency and its evolution from precryptocurrency to digital/crypto-assets.
 Understand the variations and differences of existing major blockchain platforms.
 Understand the limitations and outstanding issues of existing blockchain technology.
 Learn how many large corporations are already implementing blockchain
 Learn how to think of innovative application models, leveraging the blockchain

Fee info

EUR 360: The online course fee is 360 EUR and includes:

course tuition and all course materials/software;
non-refundable administrative fee,
Certificate of Attendance and Transcript of records;
support from the summer school team throughout the programme;
some activities during the programme to interact with fellow participants and the summer school team.