Exponential technologies like Artificial Intelligence(AI), Internet of Things(IoT) and Blockchain make the world changing at a rapid pace and are giving rise to a number of breakthroughs in several fields.
The University of Nicosia was the first to recognise the need for Blockchain education and responded by offering the first MSc programme in Blockchain and Digital Currency, in 2014. The programme has attracted hundreds of students from more than 85 countries and it is hosted by the Department of Digital Innovation.
The University of Nicosia also offers, through its Department of Digital Innovation, the world’s first Master’s Degree in Metaverse, a ground-breaking programme designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required for careers in metaverse design and management.
The Department of Digital Innovation focuses on the investigation of these exponential technologies and explores their impact at technological, business, and societal level. The Department has high-calibre faculty with diverse educational background and significant expertise in key areas.
It is well-known in blockchain education and research and it has high international reputation and recognition. The Department is pioneer in forecasting and AI and conducts applied research with leading blockchain and forecasting organisations.
It also collaborates with top industry experts and academics and conducts research with more than 50 academic institutions and 100 organisations from various sectors.