- Estonian National Defence College
The Estonian National Defence College (ENDC) is an institution of applied higher education for national defense in
ENDC mission is to train and educate regular officers for the Estonian Defense Forces and National Defence League, as well as for other military institutions. The ENDC has established in Estonia a national reputation for expertise in military research and development.
A challenging academic program by the ENDC provides a balanced education in military and civilian subjects designed to provide a solid military foundation for officer-training, meeting the intellectual and mental requirements necessary for service as a military leader in the Army. The academic staff members of the ENDC are supported by members of the academic community from leading universities throughout Estonia. In order to provide the Army with professional and well-trained officers, the ENDC has a highly modern training environment and living conditions.
*Basic Officer Training Course is the first level programme with a 3-year study period carried out in the Estonian National Defence College (ENDC). In the course of the programme, the cadets acquire the skills of a platoon leader and company commander. On completion of the course, the cadets will have applied higher education and the rank of a second lieutenant.
*Advanced Officer Training Course is the second level of officer training with a 2 -year study period, whereby the students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of junior staff officers of an infantry battalion or brigade.
*Senior Staff Officer Course – the third level of officer training - is a 1-year course conducted in cooperation with the Baltic Defence College located in the same building with the ENDC (or relevant training in some educational institution abroad).
*Higher Staff Officer Course – the fourth level of officer training - is conducted in higher staff officer courses and general staff officer courses in educational institutions abroad.
The Estonian National Defence College offers the 1st level and, since the 2005/2006 study year, also the 2nd level of military higher education.
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* [http://www.ksk.edu.ee/eng/main Estonian National Defence College]
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