University of Nicosia

Apart from being the largest university in Cyprus, the University of Nicosia (UNIC) is the largest University in Southern Europe that teaches primarily in the English language with over 11,500 students along with 6,000 additional students in its affiliated academic institutions from 80 different counties.

UNIC is widely regarding as the leading university in the world in Digital Currency and Blockchain education and research, with a number of firsts in the industry, to name a few:

  • The first university in the world to accept Bitcoin as a method of payment for tuition fees
  • The first university in the world to create a digital currency course, our world renowned MOOC, DFIN-511: Introduction to Digital Currencies, featuring experts Andreas Antonopoulos and Antonis Polemitis has been followed by over 20,000 people
  • The first university in the world to upload graduates certifications on the blockchain
  • The ONLY university in the world to offer an MSc in Digital Currencies

Our Decentralized 2017 Blockchain event was considered a huge success; we had 520+ people for 48 different countries attend to hear 60 world renowned speakers from the Blockchain and Crypto industry delivering eye-opening, mind-expanding talks in their individual areas of expertise.

Please checkout last year’s event here:

Our Decentralized 2018 Blockchain event will be even more impressive: The largest and most in-depth event of its kind in Europe focused on the business and political implications of blockchain technologies, Decentralized 2018 will feature 1200+ attendees and 70+ world renowned industry leaders and academics from the Blockchain and Crypto industry.

Date:     14-16 November

Venue: Divani Caravel, Athens, Greece

For more information, please visit:

Nick Assimenos
Manager, Institutional Partnerships
Blockchain Initiative, University of Nicosia

46 Makedonitissas Avenue, CY-2417
P.O.Box 24005, CY-1700, Nicosia, Cyprus
+357 22 841943   m +357 99 620085
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