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52354-01 - Vorlesung: Smart Contracts and Decentralized Finance 6 KP

Semester Herbstsemester 2022
Angebotsmuster Jedes Herbstsemester
Dozierende Fabian Schär (f.schaer@unibas.ch, BeurteilerIn)
Inhalt The lecture provides an overview of Blockchain based applications and smart contract platforms. In addition to theory blocks, there will be practical workshops, where, the students learn how to development and implement their own smart contracts and decentralized applications on a Blockchain. There will be a particular focus on Decentralized Finance (DeFi) and students get a chance to analyze tokens and smart contract-based protocols.
Lernziele 1. The students understand the concept, incentives and technology behind Blockchain, Smart Contracts,
DAPPs and DAOs.
2. The students are able to read and develop simple Smart Contracts.
3. The students can create their own tokens and study various tokenomics models.
4. The students set up their own Blockchain test network.
5. The students understand various Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocols and learn about important ecosystem characteristics, such as composability.
Literatur Intro: https://research.stlouisfed.org/publications/review/2021/02/05/decentralized-finance-on-blockchain-and-smart-contract-based-financial-markets

Slide deck and interactive learning content (videos and end-of-chapter questions)
Bemerkungen • Video On-Demand
The main part of the lecture will be provided in a video on-demand format. This allows you to watch the videos at any time that best suits your personal schedule.

• Questions
If you have any question on the format or the subject, please do not hesitate to contact me via email (cc mitchell.goldberg@unibas.ch). Depending on the question, I will either reply by email or schedule a zoom meeting. If the question is relevant for other students, I may include it in a Q&A video.

• Evaluation
The evaluation will be a mix of a final exam and a group project. You’ll get all the information during the kickoff event. If possible, the final exam will be on-site.

• Presentation
Towards the end of the class, there will be a seminar, where you get a chance to present your student projects. This will count towards your final grade (40%).
Weblink Lehre DLT/Fintech


Teilnahmebedingungen No prior programming experience required.
Anmeldung zur Lehrveranstaltung Registration: Please enrol in the Online Services before the course starts. EUCOR-Students and students of other Swiss Universities have to enrol at the students administration office (studseksupport1@unibas.ch) within the official enrolment period. In order to get access to ADAM in time, it is best to enrol before the course starts though.
Enrolment = Registration for the exam!
Unterrichtssprache Englisch
Einsatz digitaler Medien kein spezifischer Einsatz


Intervall Wochentag Zeit Raum
unregelmässig Siehe Einzeltermine


Datum Zeit Raum
Montag 19.09.2022 14.15-16.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Seminarraum S13 HG.35
Donnerstag 24.11.2022 08.15-18.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Seminarraum S13 HG.35
Donnerstag 01.12.2022 08.15-18.00 Uhr Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät, Seminarraum S15 HG.31
Module Modul: Core Courses in Finance and Money (Masterstudium: Finance and Money)
Modul: Core Courses in Finance, Controlling, Banking (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Modul: Field Electives in Finance and Money (Masterstudium: Finance and Money)
Modul: Interdisziplinäres und Wissenstransfer (Masterstudium: Actuarial Science)
Modul: Specific Electives in Business and Economics (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Modul: Specific Electives in Finance, Controlling, Banking (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften)
Modul: Technology Field (Masterstudium: Business and Technology)
Modul: Wahlbereich (Masterstudium: Wirtschaftswissenschaften (Studienbeginn vor 01.08.2021))
Spezialisierungsmodul: Areas of Specialization in International and/or Monetary Economics (Masterstudium: International and Monetary Economics)
Leistungsüberprüfung Leistungsnachweis
Hinweise zur Leistungsüberprüfung Programming exercises, presentation and discussion: 40%
written exam: 60%

written exam: 20.01.23; 14:15-15:45. DSBG Sporthalle: A-Z.
For this exam you will still receive additional information by email. You would have to be on site at least 30 minutes before the exam starts.
The addresses of the examination rooms can be found here: https://wwz.unibas.ch/de/studium/pruefungen/vorlesungs-und-pruefungsraeume/

An-/Abmeldung zur Leistungsüberprüfung Anm.: Belegen Lehrveranstaltung; Abm.: stornieren
Wiederholungsprüfung keine Wiederholungsprüfung
Skala 1-6 0,1
Wiederholtes Belegen beliebig wiederholbar
Zuständige Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ, studiendekanat-wwz@unibas.ch
Anbietende Organisationseinheit Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät / WWZ