Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of Cambridge

An active student-run blockchain society guides this 813-year-old school to No. 37. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.

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With over 100 libraries and more Nobel Prizes than any other institution, the University of Cambridge, founded in 1209, encourages its students to pursue their passions – including for blockchain – inside and outside the classroom.

This piece is part of CoinDesk's Education Week

2022 Rank
(+/- 2021)
University Name
37 (down 14)
University of Cambridge

The Cambridge Blockchain Society, a student-run club, has among the most active calendar of events of the schools in the ranking. Sample events include “Nillion: Introduction to an Unhackable Decentralized Network” and “Blockchain 2020: Beyond the Hype”.

The University of Cambridge offers four courses to learn about blockchain, including the engineering course Distributed Ledger Technologies: Foundations and Applications and the business course Governance, Privacy and Discrimination Concerns with Data and Future of FinTech.


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