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NATO European Security Cooperation Course

Conducted by COSEC


The aim of this course is to increase interoperability and collaboration between NATO and European security agencies while, building confidence and mutual trust among officers and defence civilians of NATO, EU, PfP, Mediterranean Dialogue countries and other OSCE nations.


Duration: 2 Weeks
Course Structure: Resident (2)
Language: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified Releasable to PfP, EU, MD, OSCE/EAPC
Area: MCP - Military Contribution to Peace Ops
Section: CM - MCP Common
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Understand
ePrime No.: ACT.157
ETOC Code: MCP-CM-2853

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M5-41-A-18 29 Jan 18 - 09 Feb 18
M5-41-B-18 10 - 21 Sep 18 3

If no seats are available, you may have your agency POC send a seat waiting list request. Please refer to the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

Learning Objectives

Security Issues: Given references, students will be able to explain current and future security issues of the Alliance member states, Partnership for Peace members, and other OSCE countries.

International and European Security Institutions: Given references, students will be able to explain the roles and missions of international and European security insitutions including the UN, OSCE, EU, and NATO.

Course Participants

Military officers (OF-2 through OF-5) or civilian equivalent assigned to Ministries of Defense or Foreign Affairs or military headquarters and Agencies working at the strategic level.

Language Proficiency: English 3333 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: Not eligible
Officer: OF-2 thru OF-5


This two-week course is conducted using the following methods of instruction:
1. Formal, 45-minute lectures aimed at the second and third cognitive levels of instruction, followed by a 15-minute Q&A period.
2. Panel discussions in support of a preceding formal lecture.
3. Syndicate work (e.g. guided discussion, problem solving) to consolidate knowledge gained.

Further Information

This is a two week course


This course contains pre-learning sessions available as ADL Modules through the ACT LMS.

ADL Modules

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