German Defence Academy hosted visit by BALDEFCOL delegation

German Defence Academy hosted visit by BALDEFCOL delegation


The Baltic Defence College (BALTDEFCOL) Commandant Major General Vitalijus Vaikšnoras, accompanied by the Dean Dr James Corum and Instructor CDR Jörg Lehmann, conducted their first visit to the German Defence Academy, Führungsakademie (FUEAK) in Hamburg, Germany on 22 August 2013.


The Commandant of FUEAK Major General Achim Lisdba and his Baltic counterpart meet in an open and friendly atmosphere, presented the areas of responsibilities and the aims and content of the courses within their respective colleges. 

Both sides exchanged ideas on new initiatives focusing on future education of military leaders. It was agreed to intensify cooperation between the two colleges by offering the possibility for members of the Directing Staffs to participate as observers in exercises and in different instruction modules. Both parties agreed that a point paper outlining all points of agreement concerning the future relationship between the two colleges will be developed in the near future.

As a first step in this cooperative relationship, the BALTDEFCOL Dean will pass information to FUEAK on the BALTDEFCOL Master’s program and academic research possibilities.

BALTDEFCOL Commandant passed invitation to Major General Lisdba to visit the College, and to participate in it´s 15th Anniversary celebrations on 25 February 2013.


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