Intensive Summer Programme for Economics Students “FINTECH: DIGITAL FINANCE AND BLOCKCHAIN”


The intensive summer programme for economics students “FINTECH: DIGITAL FINANCE AND BLOCKCHAIN” will be organized between 15-25 June 2022 in SibiuRomania, and students from three partner universities will participate. The number of students accepted to take part in each event is: Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu – 15 students, Università degli Studi di Siena – 5 students; University
of Opole
 – 5 students.

The process of selection will be organized respecting the principles of transparency, the equality in terms of opportunities of access and avoiding the conflict of interests (in establishing the commission for selection and in granting).

Each university will organize the process of selection of students at the university level, giving all the necessary information about the number of available places, date and place of the selection, list of documents that participants must submit before the selection, eligibility criteria and selection criteria in a transparent way, preferably by posting all the information on a notice board.

After the process of selection, the list of selected students and the waiting list will be posted in descending order according to the score obtained by every student. The deadline until which the contestations can be submitted, the period and the manner of solution will be also made public.

Intensive Summer Programme “FINTECH: DIGITAL FINANCE AND BLOCKCHAIN” 15-25 June 2022

Week 1 Day 1 Digital technologies – an imperative transformation

Week 1 Day 2 The drivers of future changes in the digital era

Week 1 Day 3 Digitalization in financial sector – why it is different from other sectors

Week 2 Day 1 Not changing but adapting the business model for a better risk management, in financial sector

Week 2 Day 2 Understanding FinTech and how it changed the 21st century

Week 2 Day 3 FinTech and EU – fostering a competitive and innovative financial sector

Week 2 Day 4 Digital banking. Products and Services in the Digital Finance

Week 2 Day 5 Blockchain and cryptocurrency

Week 2 Day 6 FinanceLab trading simulation

Level of students and selection process:

The present Intensive Summer Programme is addressed to Bachelor students in economics.

Location of implementation: Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania

The eligibility criteria for participating students:

Ø  Bachelor economics students. The present intensive summer programme is addressed to Bachelor economics students, enrolled in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd year of study.

Ø  English language skills. As the activities carried out during the summer schools will be held in English there will be requirements regarding language skills in English. Bachelor students in economics who hold a language certificate attesting their level of English knowledge (minimum B1) or who have participated in a selection interview in English to test their level of English will be considered eligible.

Students are requested to submit the following documents:

  • Student application form (.docx)
  • Motivation letter
  • CV
  • Certificate of student status (can be obtained at the Dean’s Office)
  • Transcript of records (can be obtained at the Dean’s Office)
  • English language certificate (if exists; if not, the student will be interviewed for testing the English language skills by selection commission)
  • Certificate confirming social aid scholarship received at the Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu (if applicable).

Documents specified above shall be submitted to Ms. Diana Marieta Mihaiu ( until 30th April 2022 Faculty of Economic Sciences (Room EM1).

Candidates who submitted all documents required except for English language certificate (minimum B1 level) will be interviewed by commission established on 2nd May 2022 at 11 am at the Faculty of Economic Sciences, Room EM10.

To help integrating the students facing economic obstacles, we will give prioritized access to 1 student who fall into the category “Social Aid Scholarships”.

Candidates will be informed about selection results till 4th May. The deadline until which the contestations can be submitted is 5th May. Any contestations submitted will be analyzed and solved by the commission established.

After the process of selection, the list of selected students and the waiting list will be posted in descending order according to the score obtained by every student.

Information about final results will be made public until 6th May.

Selection procedure (.pdf) 

More information:
Faculty of Economic Sciences
No. 17, Calea Dumbrăvii Street, 550324, Sibiu, Romania
Tel: +4 (0269)-210375

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