The progressive nature of this method, the pilot section of which started on August 1, lies in the truth that the applicant for monetary assist for larger schooling from the State could, after settlement from the accountable ministry, request their mortgage from their financial institution by electronically in a totally safe and traceable method. Till now, the applicant has all the time needed to go in individual to an company. This journey is especially restrictive when the applicant is finding out overseas.
“The digitization of the scholar mortgage brings appreciable simplification for the scholar: time financial savings – no extra journeys to the financial institution mandatory – and instantaneous availability of the mortgage, whatever the place of examine. As well as, this method provides full safety in opposition to fraud”, defined the Minister of Larger Schooling and Analysis, Claude Meisch.
The brand new solely digital pupil mortgage utility course of implements the progressive Blockchain know-how and is the results of the collaboration of two ministries with a monetary sector companion, specifically Spuerkeess, enjoying the function of “pilot financial institution”. Regularly, and on the newest for the beginning of the 2023/2024 tutorial yr, this process, which constitutes a brand new step in the direction of the complete digitization of State monetary assist for larger schooling, can be adopted by all of the banks underneath settlement.
For his half, Marc Hansen, Minister Delegate for Digitalisation, underlined the exemplary nature of this collaboration, which is predicated on a brand new know-how. The Blockchain facilitates communication between the private and non-private actors involved, who all have entry to the identical up-to-date info.
“It is a landmark public sector Blockchain challenge that completely illustrates how a brand new know-how could make life simpler for residents, on this particular case for college kids. Blockchain know-how ensures that coordination between private and non-private actors finished in a protected and safe method,” mentioned Minister Hansen.
On this context, he additionally recalled the EBSILUX challenge by which the Ministry of Digitalization participates and which is the results of a European name for initiatives. EBSILUX goals to develop an answer to offer digital larger schooling diplomas whose authenticity will be checked robotically on an interoperable platform.
Communicated by the Ministry of Larger Schooling and Analysis and the Ministry of Digitalization