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DCAF organizes a number of different courses each year. Many of these are by invitation only, but some courses are open to the general public. These courses are listed below, and are usually run at the request of one or more of our international partners.

Are you looking to organize a training or to find tailormade training solutions? Please write us at




Upcoming courses

  • ESDC Core Course on Security Sector Reform (SSR) by Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence, ACP Stadtschlaining and DCAF
    15 – 21 March 2024 in Vienna, Austria
    (Applications are now closed.)
  • 5-day Course on Security Sector Reform and Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration, mandated by the Swiss Federal Department of Defense and Sports, in cooperation with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs 
    4 – 8 March 2024 in Stans, Switzerland 
    (Applications are now closed. )





Course Catalogue

Download our flyer to get an overview of our courses or visit the professional development and training web page.


If you are interested in any tailor-made courses or training frameworks on security sector governance and reform for your organization, please do not hesitate to write us at