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Through a comprehensive exploration of advanced technologies and best practices, you will acquire the expertise necessary to harness the full potential of decentralized identity solutions and contribute to the development of a more secure, privacy-focused, and user-controlled digital world.

The objective of this masterclass is to provide participants with the technical proficiency to effectively implement decentralized identity systems. By the end of the course, you will be well-versed in creating and managing verifiable credentials, as well as the issuance and verification processes, enabling you to play a pivotal role in advancing the adoption of secure and privacy-centric digital identities in the Web3 ecosystem.


IT professionals and developers.


"Identity in Web3" is a specialized masterclass focused on the technical implementation of decentralized identity systems, covering essential topics such as verifiable credentials, issuance, and verification. In an era marked by decentralized and user-centric digital identities, this course provides participants with in-depth insights and hands-on skills to create, manage, and validate digital identities within the Web3 landscape.

Date and location

Starts June 2024, self paced, 5x2h online courses.

This masterclass is worth 3 ECTS-credits (1 credit = 25-30h).



This training is eligible for the kmo-portefeuille in the theme "Digitalisering" (approval number: DV.O241438). The application for support must be made within 14 days of the start of the training. More information can be found at

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