The primary mission of the University Of Defence (UOD) is the propagation of literacy, development of thinking and independent scientific research in the issues vital for Czech Republic security or accomplishment of its alliance commitments. uod scope of work is defined with the focuses of education, formation and training of military professionals as required by the army of the Czech Republic (ACR) and research projects in favour of the ministry of defence (MOD) department.
The university consists of three faculties:
- Faculty of military leadership
- Faculty of military technology
- Faculty of military health sciences
A university institute:
- NBC defence institute
and three centres
- Centre for security and military strategic studies
- Language centre
- Physical training and sports centre
The uod maintains foreign contacts with teaching and military institutions of the world developed countries developing cooperation with mainly the north atlantic alliance member countries military schools. the cooperation concentrates on educational activities, students’ creativity projects, common international exercises, conferences or seminars, etc. the highest priority of research projects belongs to the international cooperation with the scientific and research community of the nato countries emphasizing the scientific support of the alliance forces build-up goals.