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Tuesday, 12 April 2022 10:25

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The Euro-Atlantic Council of North Macedonia led by the huge interest and success of the first two NATO academies and encouraged by the general interest in the organization of youth projects and activities in the country, is organizing the:


The main goal of the NATO Academy 2020 is to make a significant contribution to the integration process and to strengthen the reforms and the legal framework in the field of security and defense in the long run through educational tools, as well as creating a platform for debate and discussion.

The Academy will be of educational and informative character which will largely incorporate a practical component and will enable students to become acquainted with NATO, security and beyond with international politics. This 15-week Academy will cover matters of security, defense and euro-atlantic issues, the role and functioning of the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia, participation in international missions, gender aspects of defense and topics related to contemporary security threats such as cyber and hybrid threats, as well as the latest happenings in Ukraine.

What will you acquire?

Participants will gain high theoretical and practical knowledge in multiple areas such as NATO issues, security, defense and diplomacy; they will have the opportunity to listen to lectures on the above-mentioned subjects and to participate in debates and discussions. If possible, in line with the COVID-19 restrictions, participants will also be part of several study visits where they will gather information, talk one-on-one with members of the Army and MoD high officials and become acquainted with the basic Army tasks and responsibilities. The successful completion of the Academy will be awarded with a Certificate and most active participants will have a chance directly to participate in future youth activities.


Participants need to be:
- High school, undergraduate or master students (16 – 30yo);
- Citizens of Republic of North Macedonia;
- Interest in security issues, international relations, EU and NATO.
Materials for the preparation of applicants, guidance and communication strategy will be given by representatives of the Euro-Atlantic Council of North Macedonia in a timely manner.

How to apply?

Interested candidates need to apply online at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it latest by 03rd of May 2022 (Tuesday) until 14:00h, email subject “Application for NATO ACADEMY 2022”. In addition, they need to submit a CV and a Short Letter of motivation for participation (up to 300 words).
Due to limited capacities of the Academy and our previous experience, we are accepting applications on rolling basis (first come, first enlisted), so please be advised to apply as soon as possible. For any additional information please do not hesitate to contact the Office of the Euro-Atlantic Council of North Macedonia at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The Academy will officially start in May.

The 3rd NATO Academy 2022 is part of the project Certain Partnerships in Uncertain Times: North Macedonia in NATO, sponsored by the NATO Public Diplomacy Division.

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*Important notice: Due to the unforeseen circumstances related with the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Euro – Atlantic Council of North Macedonia reserves the right to change the nature of the NATO Academy 2022 from in person to online at any time.

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