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NATO European Security Cooperation Course

Conducted by COSEC


To increase interoperability and collaboration between NATO and European security agencies, OSCE nations and NATO Partner countries.


Duration: 1 Week
Course Structure: Resident (1)
Language: English 3222 IAW STANAG 6001
Classification: NATO Unclassified Releasable to PfP, EU, MD, OSCE/EAPC
Discipline: MCP - Military Contribution to Peace Support
Area: CM - MCP Common
Depth of Knowledge: 2 - Intermediate
ePrime No.: ACT.157
ETOC Code: MCP-CM-2853

Course Iterations

Code Course Dates Open Seats
M5-41-A-24 05 - 09 Feb 24 Contact POC
M5-41-B-24 14 - 18 Oct 24 Contact POC

If you wish to join a resident course you may have your agency POC send a seat request. Please click on the POC Finder to obtain the contact information of your agency POC.

ADL courses can be accessed without the need for enrolment but students are required to register through the JADL portal using a military/government email address otherwise they will not be accepted.

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-1 through OF-5) and Military non-commissioned officers (OR-7 through 9) or civilian equivalent assigned to Ministries of Defense or Foreign Affairs or military headquarters and Agencies working at the strategic level.

Language Proficiency: English 3222 IAW STANAG 6001
Rank Requirements: NCO: OR-7 thru OR-9
Officer: OF-1 thru OF-5


This one-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

Members are to complete Pre-requisite Training “ADL 037 Introduction to NATO ” or suitable experience confirmed by the successful completion of a Threshold Knowledge Test (TKT) prior to attending the course.

Graduates from NSO Course(s) M5-32/33 NATO Staff Officer /NCO Orientation Course are exempt from the specified pre-requisite.


You are encouraged to complete the following ADL modules prior to attending the course.

ADL Modules

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