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Military Academy (MILAC) at ETH Zurich


The Military Academy at ETH Zurich is the educational institution for the education, training and development of career officers of the Swiss Armed Forces. It is also an internationally recognized centre of competence for military sciences as well as for the assessment centre of the armed forces. MILAC trains and educates career officers on the basis of a science-based value-oriented and practical foundation. It is the leading institution in Switzerland conducting research in military sciences at the university level, promoting both scientific knowledge and excellence in teaching. The assessment centres operated at MILAC aim to professionally select and develop persons designated to take up key leadership functions in the armed forces. MILAC contributes substantially to fulfilling the mission of the armed forces and hence to the security and stability of Switzerland.

Autumn Conference 2021

The Autumn Conference 2021 will not be held for known reasons. We kindly ask you to reserve September 10, 2022 of the next autumn conference. Thank you for your understanding, Brigadier General Peter C. Stocker, Commander of the Military Academy at ETH Zurich.

Call for Papers: Online Conference "Conflict Delegation and Proxy Wars in International Security"

On September 23, 2021, Military Academy at ETH Zurich's Strategic Department will be conducting a virtual conference on proxy wars and conflict delegations. We invite interested researchers to submit proposals until June 18, 2021. Further information is available in the attached Call for Papers.

The event will be organized in cooperation with the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Reading as well as the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.

Military Academy (MILAC) at ETH Zurich Kaserne Reppischtal
CH-8903 Birmensdorf
+41 58 484 82 82