Member Institutions

ISMS is a free association of the highest level of military education institutions in small democratic countries. These are typically defence universities with a mandate for generating, curating, and disseminating knowledge of military sciences. 

Austrian National Defence Academy
Stiftgasse 2a
1070 Vienna, Austria
Phone.: +43 50201 10 28900

Baltic Defence College
Riia 12
51013 Tartu, Estonia
ph. +372 717 6000
fax +372 717 6050

Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA K7K 7B4
Tel (613) 541-6000  

Royal Danish Defence College
Svanemøllens Kaserne
Ryvangs Allé 1
Postboks 2521
2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Ph: +4539151515
Fax: +4539296172

Finnish National Defence University
P.O. Box 7, FI-00861 Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358 9 181 44811
NDU main campus is on Santahamina island, Helsinki.
emails to:

Netherlands Defence Academy
Faculty of Military Sciences (FMS)
Hogeschoollaan 2
4818 CR Breda
the Netherlands
Tel: +3176-5274911
Fax: +3176-5273521
P.O. Box 90002
4800 PA Breda
the Netherlands

Norwegian Defence University College
Forsvarets høgskole

Oslo mil/Akershus
0015 Oslo, Norway


Swedish Defence University
Box 278 05, 115 93 Stockholm, Sweden
Visit: Drottning Kristinas väg 37
Phone: +46 8 553 425 00

War Studies University
Al. gen. A. Chrusciela 103, 00-910 Warsaw, Poland
Visit: Al. gen. A. Chrusciela 103
Phone: +48 2618147 90

Military University Institute of Portugal
R. Pedrouços 122, 1400-287 Lisboa, Portugal
Phone: +351 21 302 5200
Colonel Joana Canhota Brás

Partner Institutions

Partner Institutions may share in events and information exchanges, but do not attend Council Meetings, are not obliged to host conferences, and are not limited by the conditions of membership.

Presentation for Partner Institutions

Royal Military Academy of Belgium
Renaissancelaan 30, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
Visit: Renaissancelaan 30
Phone: +32 (0)2-742-6011​​​​​​​

University of Namibia, School of Military Science
Associate Dean, BGen M.T. Mahela  
+264 61 206 3111

Turkish National Defence University
Ataturk Institute of Strategic Studies, Istanbul

Colonel Baris Ates
Department of War Studies,
National Defence University website


General Jonas Zemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania
Šilo Str. 5A, LT-10322 Vilnius, Lithuania
Mr. Tomas Lastakauskas

Public and International relations specialist

Tel. +370 706 84 524



Mongolian National Defence University
Colonel Mendee Jargalsaikhan, PhD
Deputy Director, Institute for Defense Studies
The Mongolian National Defense University
D. Nyantaisuren Street, 16th Khoroo, 
Bayanzurkh District, Ulaanbaatar, 
Mongolia, POB - 13300
Tel: 976-88009510, LTC Munkh-Orgil

Military Schools Centre of Slovenia

Captain (Navy) Peter Papler
Kadetnica military facility, Engelsova 15 
2111 Maribor 

Military Academy (MILAC) at ETH Zurich

Lieutenant-Colonel Andreas Rüdisüli
Kaserne Reppischtal
CH - 8903 Birmensdorf ​​​​​​​

Royal Military College, Saint-Jean

15 Rue Jacques-Cartier N,
QC J3B 8R8

International Programs Professor Ian Parenteau
Osside Institute, Master Warrant Officer Jean-Louis Proteau