Global Master's in Blockchain Technologies

Master’s Degree by the IL3-Universitat de Barcelona:

Program Date:
May 2021


One Academic year
(60 ECTS)


Method of delivery:
100% Online

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Take your business to the next level

Blockchain technology has a large potential to transform business operating models. Blockchain distributed ledger technology could create new foundations for global economic and social systems. The use of Blockchain promises to bring significant efficiency to global supply chains, financial transactions (including cryptocurrencies, Token economy and ICOs), asset ledgers, legal regulations (as smart contracts), virtual security (cybersecurity), and decentralized networking.

By completing the program, participants will have a better knowledge of Blockchain Technologies and how it can maximize the advantages out of the use of this technology. The final project is focused on developing a blockchain application or a business model based on this technology.

Reasons Why


Foundational knowledge of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies for continued learning and professional development.


Identify the business case for Blockchain in any project, taking into account benefits, examining the drivers, functionality and characteristics of the problem to solve.


Ability to critically evaluate and adopt the more suitable blockchain technology for a particular project.


Hands-on experience developing a real blockchain project, going deeper into technical and business aspects of the technology.

Career Prospects
The Blockchain master’s brings many new skills the market is requiring, these are the new demanded blockchain jobs and careers:

Academic Content

Introduction to Blockchain Fundamentals

Understand where blockchain comes from and why it has the power to change wide areas of our economic reality

Module 1. Blockchain and the Trust & Transparency Economy

Module 2. Cryptography & Security

Module 3. Basics of Blockchain Technology & Architecture

Deep Understanding of Blockchain Technology & Economics

Dive deep into the matter of blockchain and gain insights into blockchain architecture, cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and legal implications

M4. Cryptocurrencies, Token Economy & ICOs/STOs

M5. Legal & Regulation

M6. Advanced Blockchain Technology & Architecture

Application of Blockchain Technology

Learn how to apply blockchain technology into your projects and therefore choose between the business-focused path and the software development path

M7. Business Applications & Use Cases

Business Path

M8-A. Lean Business Modeling for Blockchain

M9-A. Challenges, Scalability and the Future of Blockchain

Technical Path

M8-B. Lean Blockchain Prototyping & Development

M9-B. Implementation of Blockchain Technology into Existing Enterprise Software Ecosystems

Final Project & Assessment

Now it’s your turn. Create your own blockchain project that makes a difference, either in form of a business plan or an application

Option 1

Choose a blockchain business topic from a given list and create a business plan out of it

Option 2

Take your own idea and create a business plan out of it


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Faculty Board

  • David Wohde
    Academic Director
    Founder of Acomodeo & Yop 100 European Proptech
  • Guenther Dobrauz
    Partner & Leader PwC. Legal Switzerland Advisory of Swiss LegalTech and Fintech Associations. Founder of Disruption Disciples
  • Philipp Sandner
    Head of Blockchain Center at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management I Top 30 German Economist
  • Robin Weninger
    Advisory Board Member at Zigurat Innovation and Technology Business School I Managing Director at GTEC I European Digital Leader at World Economic Forum
  • Daniel Diemers
    Doctor of Business Administration (PhD) I Partner at PwC Strategy I Vice President and Head of Blockchain EMEA I Member of Blockchain. Taskforce of the Swiss Federal Council I Startup Coach & Tech Investor
  • Kambiz Djafari
    CEO of I Education on Blockchain Evangelist I Keynote Speaker I Digital Marketer
  • Ali Pasha Foroughi
    Independent Developer, Architect & Tech Lead
  • Cedric Mössner
    Blockchain Security Expert
  • Miguel Vaz
    PhD in Robotics and AI, Board and Investment Committee at Kintaro Capital, Advisor at EOS Germany
  • Frederik Gregaard
    Chief Executive Officer at Cardano Foundation. Mentor at F10 Incubator & Accelerator. Fintech Expert & Speaker.

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