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.

2018 Courses

1 Defence Against Terrorism Course 12-16 February 2018 Maj. Ahmet TOSUN
2 Defence Against Suicide Attack Course 16-20 April 2018 Maj. Paul GODSON
3 Terrorist Use of Cyberspace Course 14-18 May 2018 Maj. Graham Thomas MUIR
4 Critical Infrastructure protection from Terrorist Attacks Course(Together with MARSEC COE/Istanbul) 21-25 May 2018 CAPT.(N) Savaş AYDOĞDU
5 Counter Terrorism / Attacking the Network (AtN) Course (Madrid, Spain) 24 September-05 October 2018 Ltc.(ESP A) Angel CONESA (C-IED COE)
COEDAT POC: Maj. Graham Thomas MUIR
6 Terrorism and Media Course 22-26 October 2018 Maj. Tahir ÇAKIR
7 Border Security, Refugees and CT Course 05-09 November 2018 1st Lt. Ali ATALAY
8 Terrorist Use of WMD Course December 2018 (TBD) TBD