500-Year Old Swiss University Makes Vitalik Buterin an Honorary Doctor

The co-founder of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Switzerland’s oldest institution of higher learning, the University of Basel.

According to the university’s Faculty of Business and Economics, which awarded Buterin the honorary doctorate, the award is ‘in recognition of his contribution to promoting decentralization and equal rights of participation in the digital revolution, as well as for his achievements in relation to cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, and institutional design.’

Reference: https://www.ccn.com/500-year-old-swiss-university-makes-vitalik-buterin-an-honorary-doctor/

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