The First Master’s Degree in Cryptography Launched in Russia

Russian university opens the first cryptography Master’s program in the Russian Federation. Students will study all aspects of block-chain technology, as well as encryption techniques.

The curriculum will operate on the basis of the Novosibirsk State University (NSU). This information appeared on the official website of the university. The program will be based on modular training methodology. Students will attend an intensive course of lectures in English.

The program is designed for two years. Experts from Russia, India, France, Norway, Belgium, USA, Denmark and Germany will be the lecturers.

“The main goal of the Master in Cryptography Master’s program is to attract strong students from all over the world for in-depth study of the theoretical and practical aspects of modern cryptography and their further involvement in research activities based on the NSU,” the website reported.

The program begins in September this year. The group will include 15 students. It is also worth mentioning that Rakuten Inc., whose subsidiary company is Viber, has begun studying the regulatory framework in the field of crypto currencies in Russia. The company plans to launch a digital currency on the basis of the above-mentioned instant messenger. Such information was shared by the head of Viber Jampel Agaua.


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