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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.

Conflict Delegation and Proxy Wars in International Security, September 23, 2021, 13:00 – 18:00 CET


On September 23, the Strategic Studies Department at MILAC/ETHZ is conducting a half-day conference on proxy wars and conflict delegation. The event will take place online and is co-organized by the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Reading (United Kingdom) and the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at Reichman University (formerly Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, Israel). Interested parties are kindly requested to register in advance:

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 Hugo Roux, Commander of the Military Academy at ETH Zurich.

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