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11. Oct. 2019 - News

Bank Frick awards scholarship for blockchain training course

As part of its partnership with the University of Liechtenstein, Bank Frick is awarding a CHF 9,800 scholarship to cover participation in the Blockchain and Fintech certificate programme. The deadline for applications is 24 October 2019, and the course will begin in January 2020.

Bank Frick awards scholarship for blockchain training course

The Blockchain and Fintech certificate programme is a joint initiative between Bank Frick and the University of Liechtenstein and is a practical course that shares the latest knowledge on applying technological innovation to existing financial systems.

Graduates of the programme will gain a sound understanding of new, networked systems and their impact on new business models and value chains. The course will cover a broad spectrum of practical knowledge and an overview of technological, legal and tax issues. Further information can be found on the University of Liechtenstein’s certificate programme web page. Classes are held in German.

Apply for the Bank Frick scholarship

Those keen to deepen their knowledge about the future-oriented blockchain technology, learn more about innovative business models and partnerships, and encounter leading experts from the world of crypto finance can apply now at the following link:

bankfrick.stipendium@uni.li

A cover letter (max. 300 words) and a CV (max. 1 page) are required. The closing date for applications is Thursday, 24 October 2019 at 12 midnight.

Blockchain and Fintech certificate programme

As a fintech bank, Bank Frick has been cooperating with the University of Liechtenstein since 2018 to disseminate knowledge about the future-oriented blockchain technology and drive the development of an ecosystem.

Based on the university’s expertise in research, teaching and knowledge transfer regarding blockchain and fintech and with the help of Bank Frick’s practical experience, the Institute for Finance has developed a Certificate programme for practitioners in the financial sector run by project and study head Assistant Professor Dr Martin Angerer. The aim is to pass on the latest knowledge and expertise on dealing with technologies in the financial sector that are both disruptive yet potentially promising.

Terms and conditions of participation and data protection

The scholarship is CHF 9,800 and covers all fees for the Blockchain and Fintech certificate programme. It does not cover travel and accommodation costs or any fees incurred due to potential exam resits. Applications will be accepted until Thursday, 24 October 2019 at 12 midnight. The decision to award the scholarship will be taken by the University of Liechtenstein and Bank Frick. This decision is not open to appeal and legal recourse is not possible.

No correspondence is entered into regarding the award of the scholarship, nor is it transferable. Cash payments and/or other forms of compensation are prohibited.

The scholarship holder agrees in advance to take part in advertising activities organised by Bank Frick or the University of Liechtenstein and also to sign a consent form covering the publication of images and videos.

The data of all applicants who applied but were not awarded the scholarship will be deleted once the scholarship award has been announced and will not be used further.

 

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