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The degrees we offer

We offer the following degrees:

Finnish citizens who have a bachelor's degree from a civilian university can apply for the Executive Assistance Programme (Master's Degree) and those who have a Master's Degree can apply for the doctoral programme in military sciences.

The National Defence University also offers continuing education. Continuing education is in-house training for Defence Forces', Border Guard, Defence Ministry and partner organisations' personnel.

The National Defence University is also a signatory of the national Flexible Study Right agreement that provides university students the opportunity to include studies from other Finnish universities in their degree.

More information about the degrees and applying can be found in the Selections Guide.

Three soldiers from different branches of defense: ground, air and navy.