The Best Universities for Blockchain 2022

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022

We ranked the 50 top schools, screened from a sample of 240 institutions worldwide, on their scholarly, industrial and pedagogical impact on blockchain. This story is part of...
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Where in the World Are the Best Universities for Blockchain in 2022?
Asia and the Pacific Islands have the largest concentration of the best universities for blockchain. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.
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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: Where In the World Is the Most Research Being Produced?
Asia dominates the global blockchain research landscape in 2022. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.
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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: CoinDesk’s Methodology
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The Top 12 Best Universities for Blockchain

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

CoinDesk’s No. 1 school in 2022 started the first blockchain degree program in one of the top financial centers of the world.

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: National University of Singapore

Preparing to host the world's largest blockchain research center with a $20 million industry grant puts the city-state's top university in the No. 2 spot. This story is part o...

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of Zurich

The No. 3 school runs one of the world’s most active blockchain research hubs just a stone’s throw away from Europe's Crypto Valley. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education...

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of California-Berkeley

With blockchain-related courses from the engineering, business and law schools and even from student blockchain clubs, this prized public University attains the No. 4 spot. Th...

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: Cornell University

With more blockchain-related courses than any other school on our list, an eminent research center, and an outstanding student blockchain club, the Ithaca- and New York City-b...

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: Tsinghua University

Ranked No. 6, Asia’s top university overall has built a formidable academic reputation in blockchain and fintech. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University College London

With four blockchain graduate programs, the top U.K. school on our list lands at No. 7. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: Stanford University

The near-mythical birthplace of the computer age, this elite Northern California school jumped up three spots to No. 8 on the strength of its blockchain research center. This...

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of New South Wales

The most comprehensive research-intensive university in Australia lands at the No. 9 spot for its blockchain and fintech studies. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education We...

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: Nanyang Technological University

One of the youngest institutions on the list is on a fast trajectory to the No. 10 ranking. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: University of Hong Kong

The blockchain research and courses land the city’s go-to incubator for the next generation of financial talent at spot No. 11. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week...

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Best Universities for Blockchain 2022: Shanghai Jiao Tong University

With influential faculty working closely with local governments, Shanghai's 126-year-old university ranks at No. 12. This story is part of CoinDesk's Education Week.

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