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The Austrian National Defence Academy [Landesverteidigungsakademie] is the highest military training and research institution of the Austrian Armed Forces (AAF). It acts the "brain trust" of the AAF, and serves the forces and the MoD with:
  • approx. 240 employees, including 35 conscripts,
  • approx. 2,000 students, including 100 international students,
  • 150 courses,
  • 5-10 international events,
  • 200 individual lectures, and
  • more than 10,000 teaching units p. a.


Research and Training
Basic training for higher officers is offered in:
  • General Staff Course,
  • Higher Quartermaster Officers' Course, and the
  • Course for Higher Military Services.
Staff officers' training (career and reserve)
  • Training for leaders
  • Teaching, research, and lectures in the fields of security, defence, and military politics
  • Research and development in the fields of military strategy, operations, and tactics
  • Teaching, research, and lectures in the field of security policy considering aspects of humanities and social sciences.
  • Language training of the AAF

Documentation and Publication
Central documentation

Editorial office of the Österreichische Militärische Zeitschrift (ÖMZ) [Austrian Military Journal]

Eigentümer und Herausgeber: Bundesministerium für Landesverteidigung | Roßauer Lände 1, 1090 Wien
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