How to Apply

Who is this course for?

The International Blockchain School (Winter Edition) 2022 will only be accepting PhD- and master students. Non-PhD or -master students cannot take part.

Prerequisites

Students interested in participating in the International Blockchain School must be enrolled as PhD or master students in a computer science, information systems, engineering or other cognate programs at a university. At least introductory programming experience is a requirement for track 1 (explorer track). Advanced experience is needed for track 2 (exploiter track), while for track 3 (tech track) a degree and research in computer science and blockchain is required.

Application Package and Procedure

It is mandatory to sign up for the course with an email that belongs to a university, as Gmail, Hotmail, or other similar private email accounts will not be accepted. Students must provide an application containing information about their field of study, a one-page CV and a brief motivation for what their blockchain interest is. All of the above documents must be combinded into a single PDF file and uploaded using the sign up form below.

The deadline for signing up and sending the application in is the 19th of December 2021 (midnight CET). The admission notification will be communicated no later than the 23rd of December 2021 (midnight CET) from an @itu.dk mail account. The admitted students will then receive the material for the course, team information for the makathon/hackathon and are signed up for the Nordic Blockchain Summit 2022.

Participation Fees

Admitted students enrolled at a Danish university are free of charge. The course fee for international PhD students is €340.– / DKK 2,500., which will be invoiced after the admission and need to be paid until the 14th of January 2022.

Food Preferences

As there will be offered food, the applicants are asked to inform us in their application form whether they have any food allergies, intolerances, or restrictions.

Terms of Participation

Please note that all work produced in the International Blockchain School is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International LicenseCreative Commons Licence

Participants in the International Blockchain School grant to winter school organizers and IT University of Copenhagen full rights to use their images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for fundraising, publicity or other purposes to help achieve the group’s aims. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases and funding applications.

Sign Up

In order to apply for the International Blockchain School, the following form needs to be completed:


    Note that the attached file must include a CV and a motivation letter in one PDF document.

    COVID-19 Guidelines

    As the COVID-19 virus is of critical concern, it is important to read and follow the official guidelines at the IT University of Copenhagen.

    Please visit the official website of the IT University of Copenhagen for more information: https://en.itu.dk/About-ITU/COVID-19-guidelines

    Contact Us

    In case of any application or sign up-related questions, please: Contact Us