University of Salamanca’s blockchain master’s among the best in Europe

With its Master in Blockchain and Smart Contracts coordinated by the BISITE Research Group, the University of Salamanca has been highlighted by Invezz as one of the best universities in Europe to study blockchain.

Ranked as the twelfth best master’s degree on the continent, Salamanca impressed both for the nature of the teaching offered to students and employment opportunities through the university’s collaboration with companies such as IBM.

Blockchain technology can reshape the world as we know it, as has already been seen through the enduring popularity of cryptocurrencies and the recent transformation of digital property through NFTs. The growing use of smart contracts to improve the way business is conducted in the digital space. As such, BISITE master’s students are at the forefront, driving new developments.

The master’s degree provides an in-depth understanding of all of the above developments while fostering a creative spirit so that students can help drive further change once they enter the world of work.

For those interested, the master’s degree is led by Dr Juan Manuel Corchado, who is also director of the BISITE research group. 

Invezz is an online financial website that aims to help ordinary people take control of their financial future. Within this remit, the platform focuses on cryptocurrencies and emerging opportunities related to blockchain technology. Its list of universities was ranked according to four key categories:

  • Prestige of the school or university.
  • Quality of blockchain research.
  • Number of courses offered.
  • Additional information provided by the school or university.

Considering the other universities on the list – including University College London’s Centre for Blockchain Technologies, University of Bologna Business School and IT University Copenhagen – the University of Salamanca’s Faculty of Science is delighted to be ranked so highly.

We are proud to offer students the opportunity to study a subject that offers so much in terms of intellectual engagement and future employment opportunities. It is fantastic to receive this recognition from Invezz for the quality of the master’s degree. Blockchain is the technology that will drive the future, and the University of Salamanca will be part of it.

More information about other BISITE masters can be found at the following link:

Juan Manuel Corchado

Full Professor in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence, Department of Computer Science and Automation, University of Salamanca, Spain.


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