Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Awarded With Honorary PhD By Swiss University

One of the oldest Swiss University, the University of Basel, known for producing great minds like philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche and psychiatrist Carl Jung awarded Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum Blockchain with an with an honorary doctorate.

The Faculty of Business and Economics grants Buterin an honorary degree for his “outstanding achievements” in the fields of cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, and the design of institutions. The university announces it through a tweet:

He makes a groundbreaking contribution to promoting decentralization and equal participation in the digital revolution.

[email protected] receives an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel. The co-founder of @ethereum has made outstanding achievements in the fields of #cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and the design of institutions.

— University of Basel (@UniBasel_en) November 30, 2018

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