COE-DAT conducts a range of residential and mobile education and training courses. These courses contribute to the education and training of NATO and partner countries’ personnel. Expert speakers from both the military and civilian spheres are brought together to deliver a unique learning and professional development experience for participants.

Since 2005, COE-DAT has conducted more than 150 such education and training activities, hosting participants from NATO member states, partner nations, international organisations and other countries on request. Courses are generally aimed at Military grade OF-2 officers (Captain) and above, and their civilian equivalents working in various capacities in the defence against terrorism and CT realm. Full information on eligibility is given in the further details for each course.

How to apply

Applicants should review the Activity Plan on our home page and then e-mail the Activity Director and Assistant to inquiry about the specific course they are interested in and request a course participation form. Applications should be made at least 3 weeks before the course start date. Applications must be made from institutional email addresses (to include military or government service or department addresses) and unaffiliated applications will not be considered.

2019 Courses

1 Defence Against Terrorism Course
(NATO Approved Course)
11-15 February 2019 Cvl. Demet UZUNOĞLU
2 Terrorist Use of Cyberspace Course
(NATO Approved Course)
18-22 March 2019 Capt.Haydar BALLI
3 Defence Against Suicide Attack Course
(NATO Approved Course)
15-19 April 2019 Col.Ioan Mircea PRIBEK
4 Critical Infrastructure protection from Terrorist Attacks Course 20-24 May 2019 TBD
5 Counter Terrorism / Attacking the Network (AtN) Course (NATO Approved Course) 09-13 September 2019 Col.Attila CSURGO
6 Terrorist Use of WMD Course
(NATO Approved Course)
30 September-04 October 2019 Police Chief Oğuz YURDAER
7 Terrorism and Media Course
(NATO Approved Course)
21-25 October 2019 Maj.Tahir ÇAKIR
8 Border Security, Refugees and CT Course 18-22 November 2019 Maj.Ebertus VENEMA