Creating Common Modules - Expecting Huge Improvements

Welcome to international Military Academic Forum 2014

23rd to 27th June 2014, Reichenau an der Rax

"European initiative for the exchange of young officers inspired by Erasmus" - an efficient cooperation in education of our future elites for the realisation and consolidation of the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), regardless of their nationality or their armed forces.

In order to deepen and strengthen the existing cooperation in officer education the institutions

General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Military Academy of the Land Forces, Wroclaw – Poland
National University of Public Service, Budapest – Hungary
Nicolae Balcescu Land Forces Academy, Sibiu – Romania
Theresan Military Academy, Wiener Neustadt – Austria
University of Defence, Brno – Czech Republic

decided and agreed that starting with 2014 they will plan, organise and conduct the international Military Academic Forum, iMAF, in close multinational cooperation.

iMAF, as a scientific military forum, shall be an institutional annual discussion and working platform for officer education and training, in particular for the organising institutions and for invited partner institutions, military academies, military universities and organisations dealing with officer education. iMAF 2014 is hosted and organised by the Theresan Military Academy Wiener Neustadt – Austria.

Purpose and Objectives

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”

This year’s international Military Academic Forum is to create Common Modules for Basic Officer Education. The participants should elaborate Common Education Possibilities in order to define new ways of further cooperation with a view to facilitate future exchanges.

Focused on creating and deepening a “European Security and Defence Culture”, as well as the “ERASMUS lifelong learning circle”, the iMAF 2014 shall assure the best achievable level of education for officer cadets and young officers dealing with future challenges.