UZH Blockchain Center

A Competence Center bringing an interdisciplinary lens to distributed trust

Activities

UZH Blockchain Center started its activities in 2017, and was formally established as a Competence Center in 2019. Since then, it has organised a wide range of academic, educational, and industry-related activities. It thus became the largest and most active academic cluster in Switzerland, a World-wide blockchain hub.

Research

Born to coordinate and foster research in different areas, and disseminate the scientific publications

Education

It continuously creates and extends a unique educational offering to University students and industry leaders

Collaboration

Being the single point of contact between UZH and peer Academic initiatives, Industry, and the community

Future Events

27 Apr | Online Via Zoom

[Seminar Series FS21] New Legal Framework for DLT-Business Models [In German]

Prof. Dr. Rolf H. Weber (UZH) ...

20 Apr | Online Lecture

[Lecture Series FS21] Don’t forget the people! Self-organising communities and the crypto

Dr. Andrea Baronchelli (City University of London) ...

The Members

The UZH Blockchain Center is composed of 22 Faculty members from two Faculties and including Informatics, Business, Economics, Finance, Regulation, Law and Complexity Science. It hosts above 40 researchers from the University of Zurich and top-scholars.

News

23.03.2021

Registration Open: Deep Dive into Blockchain

The registration for the UZH Summer School (4-23 July) – Deep Dive into Blockchain: Linking Economics, Technology and Law – is open: APPLY HERE This online Summer School will give you a complete immersion into the topic of blockchain from world-leading experts and practitioners in the field. Blockchain-based systems, with cryptocurrencies as the most prominent […]

17.03.2021

Christian Ewerhart on the Future of Blockchains

Are cryptocurrencies and blockchains revolutionary or overhyped? Prof. Dr. Christian Ewerhart from the University of Zurich gives an answer to this question in several Swiss newspapers. According to Prof. Ewerhart, it is too early to make a clear judgement, since the development is still in an infant stage. However, there is an immense amount of […]