National Defense University

Educating, Developing and Inspiring National Security Leaders

Welcome Incoming Class of 2015!

Student acceptance packets will be distributed by email before the end of May. Click on the link below to learn more about the enrollment process, your campus, your college, and how to get settled on your path to lifelong learning!

Incoming students at NDU's AY 2013-2014 Convocation.

A Visit by the German Academy of Security Policy

On March 28, 2014, a delegation from the German Academy of Security Policy visited the National Defense University in Washington, DC.
Delegation from the German Academy of Security Policy with NDU President Gregg Martin.

Women in Peace and Security: Defense, Diplomacy, Development & the Way Ahead

On March 12, 2014, the William J. Perry Center for Hemispheric Defense Studies and the National Defense University Foundation hosted a Hemispheric Forum on "Women in Peace and Security: Defense, Diplomacy, Development & the Way Ahead."

Women in Peace and Security: Defense, Diplomacy, Development & the Way Ahead

National Defense University

NDU is an internationally recognized graduate-level university with five colleges and multiple centers of excellence focused on joint education, leader development, and scholarship in national security matters.
National Defense University's Washington DC campus.

Our Mission

National Defense University (NDU) supports the joint warfighter by providing rigorous Joint Professional Military Education to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and select others in order to develop leaders who have the ability to operate and creatively think in an unpredictable and complex world.

NEWS FROM NDU

 

NDUApril 1, 2014

JFQ 73 | Break Out: A Plan for Better Equipping the Nation's Future Strategic Leaders by Gregg F. Martin and John W. Yaeger

NDU seeks to implement the Chairman's guidance for an integrated student-centric strategy that pools faculty resources across the entire University. Implementing this vision will demand total team effort focused on presenting a significantly richer education experience by academic year 2015.


Crisis in UkraineMarch 21, 2014

Ambassador Herbst Discusses the Crisis in Ukraine

Watch CCO director and former ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst discuss the situation in Kiev and the escalation in violence.

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