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Online Course Enrolment Instructions
If you are interested in attending a course at the NSO, please use the Points of Contact page.
For more course administrative information please review the page Student Information.
For detailed information about transportation please review the page Transportation.
Tuition fee for courses is EUR 450.00 per student week. Ten week courses are EUR 3,300.00 for the complete course.
The following credit cards are accepted for payment of tuition fees:
- Euro Card
- Visa Card
- Master Card
- American Express Card
- EC Cash Card
Payment options are either prepayment on a quarterly basis or cheque/cash or credit card payment during inprocessing/course attendance.
A. Nations/Headquarters may prepay on a quarterly basis for all allocations that end in a quarter. This method can be arranged through direct co-ordination with the NSO Budget & Finance office.
B. All other students must pay by cheque/cash or by credit cards listed above in EURO only. Tuition fees are collected in the Student Administration office during inprocessing:
||15:00 to 21:00 hrs
A receipt for the amount of the tuition fee will be provided to use for travel voucher submissions.
Payment methods for US personnel
For US activities/personnel who cannot use their government issued travel card (or pay with other methods described above), the following procedures may be used for effecting payment:
- Prepare, with all pertinent info, a public voucher for purchases and services (SF 1034);
- NSO will provide, upon request, a pre-payment invoice;
- SF 1034, pre-payment invoice, a GFEBS obligation entry, should be sent to the DFAS Europe or the Benelux Finance Office. Disbursement will then be made via EFT to NSO.
Information for Nation POCs
Timetable of course bidding process
||Course calendar for the following year finalised and course bidding letter sent to POC
||All course bids to be with the NSO
||Primary Allocation Working Group (PAWG) held at the NSO to review bids and allocate seats
||Primary allocation notified to POC
Prioritisation of bid for oversubscribed courses
||When the course is requested to support a NATO operation.
||NRF: When the course is requested to support the NRF rotation cycle.
||Job description: To fulfill the requirements for a NATO post.
||Routine: Desired for professional development.
NATO priority allocation system used.
Additional seats requests
||Once primary allocations are notified POC may request additional seats or return any unwanted seats.
||When courses are full, seats will be added to a waiting list and reallocated to agencies as per NATO priorities (1-4) if/when seats are returned.
||Seat requests will not be accepted unless a valid finance agreement has been submitted.
To allocate courses, please review the Bid and Allocation Procedures as part of the ACT DIR 75-1 of 22 May 2009.