ESMT, first German university to accept bitcoin

The European School of Management and Technology in Berlin has become the first German university to accept virtual currency Bitcoin as a means of payment for tuition, particularly its degree and executive education programs. “Bitcoins can now be used for all payments to the ESMT,” the press release states. “The digital cash makes it possible, as it were, to send SMS without the involvement of a bank worldwide within a few minutes.” Read more: