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SC 132 Course President, Col Nicolas Heuzé (FRA A), receives his diploma.
20 Jul. 2018

Graduation Ceremony of Senior Course 132

On Friday 20 July, the NATO Defense College (NDC) celebrated the graduation of Senior Course 132 (SC 132), composed of 74 high-ranking officers and senior civil servants from 30 different NATO and Partner countries, coming together for the last time to celebrate the completion of the Senior Course.

Event Calendar

  • Aug 20

    Senior Course  133  English Refresher Course (Optional)

  • Sep 3

    Senior Course  133  Language Placement Tests (LPT)

  • Sep 4

    Senior Course  133  Inauguration Day



The Senior Course is the College's core business. The NDC offers also a variety of short courses for specific audiences, such as the General and Flag Officers and Ambassadors' Course, the Modular Short Courses (MSC) and Integrated Partner Orientation Course (IPOC) and the NATO Regional Cooperation Course (NRCC).

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These principles stated in the preamble to the Washington Treaty of 1949 are our heritage.

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