Blockchain-based Credit Transfer for Higher Education Institutions


  • Sasitorn Issaro Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, Thailand
  • Thananan Areepong Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, Thailand
  • Jaruwan Karapakdee Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
  • Surasak Srisawat Office of the Basic Education Commission, Thailand
  • Wilawan Jinwan Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, Thailand
  • Apisan Siripan Nakhon Si Thammarat Rajabhat University, Thailand


Blockchain, Smart contract, Higher education institutions, Credit transfer, Data sharing


This paper presents a course transfer architecture for transferring students’ credits and experience to courses at a tertiary education institution with smart contracts stored in a blockchain network. The factors used in the transfer comparison process are divided into three parts: (1) the qualifications of the applicant for the transfer; (2) the conditions of a course transfer; and (3) the criteria for a course transfer. The result is a credit transfer equivalency architecture for transferring experience and credits to courses in higher education institutions. The work of the credit transfer architecture for transferring experiences into courses in higher education institutions consists of two parts as follows: (1) import data such as portfolio, qualifications, and knowledge; (2) process, which is a smart contract in Blockchain. If the conditions are correct, credits will be transferred to equip the transfer of experience to courses at tertiary education institutions, between disciplines or universities.


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How to Cite

S. Issaro, T. Areepong, J. Karapakdee, S. Srisawat, W. Jinwan, and A. Siripan, “Blockchain-based Credit Transfer for Higher Education Institutions”, Int J Edu Comm Tech, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 46–60, Sep. 2022.



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