ZRÍNYI MIKLÓS NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY Dr. József NÉMETH Expert of Security and Defence Policy Budapest, May 2010 SCOPE • HISTORICAL BACKGROUND • MISSION • STRUCTURE • PARTNERS • TRAINING SYSTEM • DETAILS • QUESTIONS HISTORICAL BACKGROUND • The Hungarian military higher education is 200 years old • Its development influenced heavily by historical circumstances • After the Cold War a long integration process has started • 1996: Establishment of ZMNDU • In 2005/06 the ZMNDU founded and launched specialisations in basic training, and thus it was the first university in Hungary which met the international requirements for higher education. MISSION • The ZMNDU as a unique institute of the national higher education is following the traditions of Hungarian officer training and fulfils the demands of national defence, national security, and law enforcement agencies. Through these it ensures: • A complex defence, law-enforcement, and national security preparation; • A Euro-conform training of military, penitentiary officers and civil experts at a level equal to that of civil higher education; • Conducting research in the field of defence and of related sciences; • Preparation and defence-related further training for leaders of military, law enforcement, and national security agencies, and public administration experts; • Maintaining traditions in Hungarian higher education and military science. PARTNERS Civilians EU TheNATO ZRÍNYI MIKLÓS NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY is the sole military / national defence institute of the military higher education comprising an integral part of Hungarian higher education system. Disaster(The University is under Management the Minister of Defence.) Armed the direct supervision of Forces Correctional Services Local Authorities Intelligence STRUCTURE PRESIDENT LEGAL ADVISOR VICE PRESIDENT OF EDUCATION VICE PRESIDENT OF SCIENTIFIC AFFAIRS VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT CONTROLLING GROUP CHANCELOR DIRECTOR OF ECONOMIC ISSUES BOLYAI JÁNOS MILITARY TECHNICAL FACULTY KOSSUTH LAJOS FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCES FACULTIES KOSSUTH LAJOS FACULTY OF MILITARY SCIENCES Higher military / national defence leadership training and professional training; University- or collegelevel basic officer training; University-level basic training for civil students; Postgraduate universitylevel basic training; PhD training; General and professional further training courses; Course-based training BOLYAI JÁNOS MILITARY TECHNICAL FACULTY THE MULTICYCLE TRAINING SYSTEM OF ZMNDU GENERAL STAFF COURSE PROFESSIONAL FURTHER TRAINING TRAINING COURSES 1 2 1 3 5 1 3 5 A 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 22 4 66 PhD TRAINING BASIC MILITARY TRAINING BACHELOR TRAINING (BSc) MASTER TRAINING (MSc) POSTGRADUAL TRAINING EDUCATIONAL FORMS AND THEIR STUDENTS As it shows in October 2009 222 414 506 KLFMS BJMTF 2727 1792 Training courses PhD Training Language Training STRUCTURE OF THE MULTICYCLE TRAINING AT ZMNDU PhD TRAINING 3 years, 6 semesters, 180 credits •At Military Sciences PhD School, •At Military Technical PhD School. PROFESSIONAL FURTHER TRAINING MASTER TRAINING (Master, MSc) •1.5 years, 3 semesters, 90 credits in military studies; •2 years, 4 semesters, 120 credits in civil studies; • 2 years, 4 semesters, 120 credits in engineering training majors. BASIC BACHELOR TRAINING (Bachelor, BSc) • 0.5 years, 1 semester, (aimed at general military preparation); •3.5 years, 7 semesters, 210 credits in military studies; • 3 years, 6 semesters, 180 credits in civil studies. BREAKDOWN BY DISCIPLINES General mil. training Electives Philosophy Military History Physical Training Economics Political Science Jurisdiction Sociology Mathematics Foreign Languages Information Technology Rational Decision-making Psychology Commander’s Training Specialty Training Military Taxation Pedagogy Spec. Prof. Education Military Methodology Leadership Theory Military Science Logistics Leadership Marksmanship Operational Art Tactics COURSES BSc COURSES MSc COURSES Initiated and launched by ZMNDU • • • • • • • SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY CORRECTIONAL OFFICER MIL. AND SEC. TECH-Y ENGINEERING MILITARY NATIONAL SECURITY MILITARY LEADERSHIP NATIONAL SECURITY DEFENCE ADMINISTRATION Launched by ZMNDU along with Budapest Technical College (civil education outside the HQ) • MILITARY AND SECURITY TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING Only launched y the ZMNDU (civil branches) • MECHANICAL ENGINEERING • TRANSPORT ENGINEERING • FINANCING AND ACCOUNTANCY • SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY • LEADING CORRECTIONAL OFFICER • DEFENCE I.T. COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM ORGANISER • MILITARY NATIONAL SECURITY • MILITARY LEADERSHIP • NATIONAL SECURITY • DEFENCE ADMINISTRATION • DISASTER RELIEF ENGINEERING Launched by ZMNDU along with Budapest Technical College (civil education outside the HQ) • SECURITY TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING DOCTORAL TRAINING PROCESS 1st. semester 2nd. semester 3rd. semester 4th. semester Knowledge of Military Science Universal Theory of Military Science Common Exam of the Division of Science Exam of the Group of Subjects Knowledge of Military Technical Sciences Exam of a Different Division of Science Exam of the Division of Science Exam of the Division of Science Basics of Scientific Research Research Seminar of a Different Division of Science Research Seminar of the Division of Science Research Seminar of the Division of Science Methods of Scientific Research 5th. semester 6th. semester Scientific Research (120 – 135 credits) Elected Topics (max. 15 credits) Teaching (Facultative, 0 – 15 credits) Fields of Science at the PhD School of Military Sciences • Security theories (security studies); • Political science and defence; • General theory of national defence and military science; • Ground forces operational theory; • Air operational theory; • General theory of engineer support; • Defence information technology and communication theory and practice; • Law enforcement (border policing, protection of public order, disaster relief); • Military history; • Defence economics; • Military pedagogy; • Military psychology; • Military sociology; • Military human resource management; • Military culture and interpersonal communication; • Theory and practice of information systems; • Military logistics; • General theory of intelligence and national security; • Theory and practice of military geography; • General theory of topography and geo-information support; • Theory of NBC protection; • Theory and practice of fire support; • Defence law. Fields of Science at the PhD School of Military Technical Sciences • Military technological infrastructure; • Military technology; • Defence electronics; • Environment security and disaster relief; •Military transportation systemtechnology; • Topography and geoinformation; • Security technology; • Defence administration. NUMBER OF STUDENTS I. As it shows in October 2009 STUDENTS TOTAL Civilian students 2943 (85%) Cadets or other military 512 (15%) ZMNDU TOTAL 3455 BSc 2694 (78%) MSc 470 (13%) University (5 years) 69 (2%) PhD 222 (7%) NUMBER OF PERSONNEL As it shows in October 2009 Officer Sub-officer Private Civilian Summa Teacher Other Summa 75 53 128 6 36 42 1 1 148 168 316 229 258 487 THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION! QUESTIONS?