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Group photo of Senior Course 140 with the Director of Earth Observation Programmes and Head of ESRIN
29 Jun. 2022

Senior Course 140 visit to ESRIN

During the last Study Period of Senior Course 140, focused on Future NATO, Course Members were able to visit the European Space Agency (ESA) Centre for Earth Observation, based in Italy and known as ESRIN, and to gained a better understanding of the agency’s mission

Event Calendar

  • Jul 4

    Senior Course  140  Study Project Presentations

  • Jul 15

    Senior Course  140  Graduation

  • Aug 16

    Senior Course  141  English Refresher Course (Optional)



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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