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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 2019 #transparency – opportunity or risk?

ETH Zurich
ETH Zurich

Social Media from the Perspectives of Business, Politics, the media, and the Armed Forces

This year's conference will take place on 7th September in the Audimax at ETH Zurich. Opportunities and challenges of social media and transparency will be discussed. First, the communicational behavior on social media and the resulting consequences will be located in the public as well as in the legal sphere. Hereafter, speakers from business, politics, the media, and the armed forces will examine the topic from different viewpoints. The concluding panel discussion links the presentations and identifies possible effects on the Swiss Armed Forces. The conference will be led by Dr. Tibor Szvircsev Tresch, lecturer in military sociology, together with MA Eva Moehlecke de Baseggio, project manager research project Social Media, Department of Military Sociology.
The Military Academy (MILAC) at the ETH Zurich aims to offer guests from politics, the armed forces, business, and science an exciting conference on a current topic.



Brochure MILAC

Brochure MILAC

Information about the military academie at ETH Zurich MILAC

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