Novosibirsk state University (NSU) will launch Russia’s first English-language master in cryptography. In addition to encryption techniques, students will explore blockchain technology. This is stated on the website of the University.

The graduate program is based on the technology of modular training, according to which the invited speaker gives an intensive course for a limited period of time.

Two years students will be taught by experts in the field of cryptography from Germany, Denmark, USA, Belgium, Norway, France, India and Russia.

“The main goal of the graduate Master in Cryptography is to attract strong students from around the world to study theoretical and practical aspects of modern cryptography and further their involvement in research activities in the NMU”, — stated in the message.

Start of training is scheduled for September 2018. The group will consist of 15 students.

ForkLog previously reported that the Russian division of the software company SAP will create the Ural state University laboratory for blockchain studies.