Engage with the Crypto and Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Ecosystem with University of Nicosia and EMURGO Academy


The DeFi Lab Course has been introduced in collaboration with the University of Nicosia, a prominent institution specializing in digital currency and blockchain technologies.

Having trained Blockchain DeFi enthusiasts in the last two cohorts, we are now accepting admissions for limited seats for the 3rd cohort on a first-come -first-served basis!

Who can take part in the DeFi Lab Course?

This course is appropriate for individuals who are:

  • Keen to enter the realm of cryptocurrency and decentralized finance (DeFi).
  • Professionals seeking to gain expertise in DeFi and cryptocurrency to unlock potential career prospects.
  • Intrigued by the prospect of investing in DeFi and the cryptocurrency

The course caters to individuals with both technical and business backgrounds and helps to achieve the following:

  • Gain insights into navigating the DeFi space.
  • Acquire knowledge about blockchain technology,
  • Understanding of the intricate concepts within the broader Blockchain and DeFi landscape.
  • Discovering how popular DeFi platforms operate
  • Utilizing multiple DeFi services such as lending, borrowing, yield farming, AMM models, and more.
  • How to build your investments and safeguard your Crypto Holdings

Why you should not miss DeFi Lab Course

  • Be part of the DeFi revolution – Understand the world of Decentralized Exchanges, Automated Market Makers (AMMs), Liquidity Mining, Yield Farming, Stablecoins, and more.
  • Taught by leading Experts – The Institute For the Future (IFF) and EMURGO Academy have joined forces to provide high-quality education and share years of experience and know-how.
  • Exclusive Course Certificate– After successfully completing this course, an exclusive NFT certificate, certifying your acquired skills will be airdropped to you.
  • Full interactivity – Course will be delivered as a set of live and pre-recorded sessions with additional Q&A sessions.
  • Join Our Community – Join an exclusive community of 60,000+ (combined) IFF and EMURGO Academy students.

Course Curriculum

This part discusses how to choose wallets and how to operate them in the DeFi ecosystem. Also, we emphasize on how to protect your wallet in any possible case.
  1. Introductory Theory Sessions
  2. Wallet Set up
  3. Security frameworks
  4. Oracles

This part is focused on an extensive discussion of exchanges (both centralized and decentralized). In this part, course participants will learn how to best choose an exchange that best suits their needs.
  1. Introduction on Exchanges
  2. Binance
  3. OTC Exchanges
  4. How to choose an Exchange
  5. Decentralized Exchanges
  6. DeFi Stack in Practice
  7. Money Legos in Practice

This is focused on presenting the practical side of DeFi. More in-depth practical examples of the composability aspect of DeFi will be shown to the course participants alongside other practical services of the DeFi ecosystem such as lending and borrowing.
  1. Where to use Stable Coins
  2. Lending and Borrowing in practice
  3. DeFi derivatives in practice
  4. How to in interact with DeFi governance

This part will present the students with all the technical analysis fundamentals alongside practical lectures with hands-on learning. Additionally, trading bots and trading platforms shall be discussed.
  1. Investments
  2. Portfolio Theory
  3. Behavioral Finance
  4. Securing Investments

Part 5 is solely focused on investment strategies. Fields such as investment portfolios, disaster management and behavioral finance will be discussed.
  1. Technical Analysis- Theory
  2. Technical Analysis- Hands-on
  3. Bot Trading overview

The last part will cover aspects beyond DeFi such as the metaverse, decentralized autonomous organizations and crypto career opportunities.
  1. Elastic Money
  2. IdleFinance
  3. DNFT/ NFTs DeFi and Meta

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