coindesk.com / September 14, 2015 at 14:21 BST
Mexico’s Universidad de las Américas Puebla (UDLAP) reportedly became the first institution in Latin America to welcome bitcoin on campus last month, after a coffee shop began accepting payments in the cryptocurrency.
In so doing, the university joined a growing list of global higher education institutions which have also embraced the digital currency.
Here’s a run-down of some of the most crypto-friendly universities from across the globe.
1. Cyprus’ University of Nicosia
A few months later, UNIC – the largest independent university in Cyprus and one of the largest English language higher education institutions in Southern Europe – launched a free online course titled Introduction to Digital Currencies aimed at students wanting to gain a better understanding of bitcoin.