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Department of Warfare

The Department of Warfare is responsible for teaching military theory as a major. The teaching groups carry out the teaching of military theory as a unit consisting of operational art and tactics, strategy and military history.

In addition to teaching, one of the main tasks of the department is research in its field, which produces the research-based information and material needed in teaching as well as in the Defence Forces' planning, development and decision making. The department also includes a Simulator and wargaming unit, which has the national responsibility for Command and Staff Simulator Exercises.

It cooperates in the field of teaching and research with national and foreign research establishments and academic institutions. In addition to publications, the experts in the department provide statements on issues regarding their field to the authorities and to the media.