Resident Courses and Distributed Learning
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If you are interested in attending a course at the NSO or via Distributed Learning, 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 550.00 per student week. Ten week courses are EUR 3,500.00 for the complete course.
Payment Options are:
- Prepayment on a Quarterly basis
- Online Payment – link is provided with the Confirmation Message, payment is due at least one week prior course start
- Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT) – due at least one week prior course start
- Cash or credit card payment during course attendance
Following credit cards are accepted:
- Visa Card
- Master Card
- American Express Card
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.
A receipt for the amount of the tuition fee will be provided for Students paying on site only.
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 Jun 2016.