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Online course cryptocurrency

This online 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: Online (using “Zoom”)


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

Please note that you need a computer (running Windows or macOS) or tablet with Internet access and a speaker to attend this course. We will e-mail you instructions on how to use Zoom before the course.

In German

  • Online: Tue, 28.05.2024, 19:00 – 21:30     *** Fully booked! ***
  • Online: Mon, 28.10.2024, 17:00 – 19:30     Register now!


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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