Master of Arts – CMI

The Civil-Military Cooperation Centre of Excellence (CCOE) has developed a graduate university degree:

The Master of Civil-Military Interaction


For the first time a NATO Centre of Excellence fully aligns its military education with civilian education standards in a partnership with the Helmut Schmidt University/University of the German Armed Forces Hamburg (HSU/UniBw H).

The Master of Civil-Military Interaction (M-CMI) was formally endorsed by the accreditation commission ACQUIN (Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute). Herewith the CCOE has been granted the highest quality standards of academic accreditation in Education & Training.

The programme is interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary in nature. With high NATO training standards through the alignment of academic and military education.

It is multinational and inter-organizational cooperation with acquirement of the competencies to analyze facets of complex crisis response on the operational and strategic level in the field of Civil-Military Interaction. It is mixture of face to face networking and online problem based learning, so it allows part-time studying. The M-CMI preparing future military and civil executive personnel of the Bundeswehr and NATO to perform command functions The degree is an educational opportunity who is eligible to enter a Master’s Degree and brings the academic rigor to follow the program. The CCOE is official partner of the Helmut Schmidt University/University of the German Armed Forces Hamburg (HSU/UniBw H) and co-facilitator of this academic postgraduate degree.

Ideal for leaders desiring to enlarge their knowledge, network and to pursue their careers simultaneously.

To learn more regarding the Master have a look on our first CIMIC Messenger 2016 and the FAQs.