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Cryp­tocur­rency course

This course will intro­duce you to the world of dig­ital cur­ren­cies. If you are a beginner, you will find out about the best-known cryp­tocur­ren­cies such as Bit­coin, Ethereum and Ripple. You will also gain insights into the under­lying Blockchain tech­nology, into how to trade with cryp­tocur­ren­cies and set up a wallet and what you have to be aware of with regard to security.

Course con­tent

First part: What are cryp­tocur­ren­cies? What is their structure?

  • The basics of cryp­tocur­ren­cies
  • Blockchain technology
  • Bit­coin implementation

Second part: How to handle cryp­tocur­ren­cies

  • Pur­chase, storage, transfer, bequeathing
  • Risks and pro­tec­tive measures
After taking our course, you will be familiar with the most impor­tant cryp­tocur­ren­cies and the Blockchain tech­nology they are based on. You will know how to trade, set up a wallet and what to be aware of with regard to security.

Target groups and preconditions

People who would like to find out how dig­ital cur­ren­cies work and what to be aware of with regard to secu­rity. No pre­vious spe­cific knowl­edge is required.


Dura­tion: 2 ½ hours (including a break)

Held: On-site


CHF 60.00

Courses will be invoiced about a week before the course date.

You can cancel your course free of charge up to two weeks before it takes place. After that time, the full amount will fall due.

Course dates

All reg­is­tered par­tic­i­pants will be advised of the imple­men­ta­tion modal­i­ties in good time.

In German

  • Luzern: Tue, 21.11.2023, 17:00 – 19:30     *** Fully booked! ***
    Hochschule Luzern - Wirtschaft, Zen­tral­strasse 9, 6002 Luzern
  • Zürich: Mon, 04.12.2023, 17:00 – 19:30     Reg­ister now!
    Kan­ton­ss­chule Hohe Prom­e­nade, Prom­e­naden­gasse 11, 8090 Zürich


You will have to reg­ister for this course! Please use the top button dis­played next to the required course. Please note you will be reg­is­tering on the Lucerne Uni­ver­sity of Applied Sci­ences and Arts web­site, i.e. you will be redi­rected there.

The number of par­tic­i­pants is lim­ited. We reserve the right to move course dates.

These dates don’t suit you? Please enter your details here, and we will notify you as soon as any new course dates are published.

They were organ­ised and will be held by Lucerne School of Com­puter Sci­ence and Infor­ma­tion Technology.

In case of queries on this course, please use our con­tact form.

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