Lectures, excursion and assessments
Group work, individual preparation and reading


This course covers the fundamentals of Bitcoin and Blockchain technology. It is divided into
four parts:

1. Basics of Bitcoin.
2. Practical Introduction.
3. Basics of Blockchain technology.
4. Basics of Innovation

Modul 1

Digital Currencies and Blockchain Technology

Modul 2

Cross-cultural Management and Communication

Modul 3

Plant tour

  • Understand the fundamental technology components of Bitcoin, the process of currency issuance, proof-of-work and how the Blockchain is structured.
  • Understand digital currency transactions, creating wallets, be able to acquire bitcoins, conduct transactions from a wallet, and understand the risks and options in keeping the coins reasonably safe.
  • Understand alternative cryptocurrencies as well as more advanced uses of the blockchain including smart contracts.
  • Understand the basics of innovation and why and to what extent bitcoin (and blockchain) can be viewed as an (disruptive) innovation.

15th April

Deadline of Registration

5th July

Day of Arrival

30th July

Day of Departure

The certificate or transcript of records

At the end of the course a certificate of attendance and transcript of records will be issued to each participant. Successful participants can earn 4 credit hours – US / 8 credit points-ECTS.

* Please note: These credits can be transferred to your home university/institution. It is recommended to verify with your home university/institution that the grades you earn in Bremen can be applied to your curriculum or course of study.


The program is open to undergraduate and graduate students and young professionals. Minimum age 18 years. C1-C2/ Proficient user (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages / CEFR)

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The course fee includes...
  • Information packet with city guide
  • Seminars and lectures
  • Teaching material
  • Program related excursion
  • Ticket for public transport in Bremen (bus+tram)
The course fee does not include...
  • Travel expenses
  • Accommodation in Bremen
  • Insurance: Health, accident and liability insurance
  • Board and personal spendings
  • Participation in optional activities
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The program may be subject to change.

Course starts on 5 July 2020
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