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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to apply for International Blockchain School?

The International Blockchain School welcome PhD and advanced master students interested in blockchain.

Can I take the course online

No, the course requires in-person attendance as you will be working in groups.

What does it cost to participate, and what other expenses should I expect

The participation fee for international students is €250. Students enrolled in a Danish university can participate free of charge.

Participants should cover their travel costs to and from the IT University, as well as accommodation.

During the week, we will provide a light breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Participants should cover any additional expenses.

How can I get ECTS points and what do I need to do to receive a certificate?

PhD students receive ECTS points, while master students can seek recognition of their work during the International Blockchain School in form of special projects at the universities and thus should consult their local universities. All students will receive a certificate of participation. ECTS points are only granted to PhD students who hand in a report after the end of the International Blockchain School. Further information for PhD students can be found here: https://en.itu.dk/Research/PhD-Programme/PhD-Courses/PhD-courses-2024/August/7th-International-Blockchain-School

Who is the organizer of the International Blockchain School?

The blockchain school is organized by IT University of Copenhagen with partners and sponsors.

How can I get to the International Blockchain School 2023?

 

Please note that transportation to and from the International Blockchain School will not be provided and you will have to make travel arrangements yourself.

To/from Copenhagen:
You can either take the plane to Copenhagen Airport or the train to Hovedbanegården (Copenhagen Central Station). Both have connections to regional and local trains or the metro.

Within Copenhagen:
To get to the IT University of Copenhagen, either take the bike (if you have one) or use public transportation (metro) to DR Byen. Travel information within Denmark is available via www.rejseplanen.dk.

At what times should I book my plane tickets

The International Blockchain School begins on Monday, August 12th, 2024, in the morning.

The course ends on Friday, August 16th, 2024. If your use case is selected as a finalist for the best use case solution, your group will present at the Nordic Blockchain Summit, which will end around 18:00. If you are not selected, we encourage you to participate anyway.

 

What should I do if I require a visa?

Please get in touch with us: ebcc@itu.dk

Should I bring my own laptop

Yes, please bring your own laptop to work on. We will not provide IT equipment for participants.

Will I be able to access the Internet during the event?

Internet access is provided via Eduroam.