Bachelor study programs
Choose one of the state-funded professional Bachelor's study programs and get a higher education with a guaranteed opportunity to work in the National Armed Forces!
After completing these studies, you can continue your studies in the Master's study program of the Defense Academy or supplement your knowledge in career courses.
Commanding Staff Officer
For university graduates
Choose the state-funded professional higher education study program Commanding Staff Officer and get higher education in two years with a guaranteed opportunity to work in the National Armed Forces!
After graduation, your specialization will depend on what you learned previously at the university. You can continue your studies in the Master's study program of the Defense Academy or supplement your knowledge in career courses.
Master study program
For officers of the National Armed Forces and civilian employees of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Latvia
Choose the state-paid professional Master's study program in Military Leadership and Security and get a professional Master's degree!
After graduation, you can supplement your knowledge in career courses.
The daily life of cadets
All cadets have the opportunity to use the service dormitory, cadet club, and other benefits free of charge.
Get to know the daily life of cadets and the Defense Academy in a 360° tour!
All cadets have opportunities to improve their knowledge abroad within the Erasmus+ program.
The Defense Academy offers internships in Latvia and abroad.