The Baltic Defence College (BALTDEFCOL) mission is to educate military and security-related civilian personnel of the Framework Nations, allies and partners while promoting international cooperation and networking and contributing to research in security and defence policy to meet the enduring defence and security needs of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.



the military and civilian students and delivers high-quality educational programs at an operational, joint, and strategic level to meet our customers' requirements.


in Security and Defence Policy-related research and academic activities in the field of PME, with the main focus on the Baltic Sea Region and Russia, as well as having a wider look and addressing the importance of the Transatlantic link for the region.


multinational cooperation by applying NATO Standards and Procedures and conducting education in English for the needs of Allied nations and partners.