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Portuguese Military Academy
Military Academy
Academia Militar
Palace of Bemposta, Lisbon
MottoDulce et decorum est pro Patria mori
Motto in English
It is sweet and honorable to die for the Fatherland
TypeMilitary academy
Established1640 - Artillery and Drawing School
1790 - Royal Academy of Fortification, Artillhery and Drawing
1837 - School of the Army
1959 - Military Academy
CommanderMajor-general António José Pacheco Dias Coimbra
Academic staff
123
Students740
Postgraduatesyes, list follows
Location, ,
38°43?23?N 9°8?19?W / 38.72306°N 9.13861°W / 38.72306; -9.13861Coordinates: 38°43?23?N 9°8?19?W / 38.72306°N 9.13861°W / 38.72306; -9.13861
CampusPalace of Bemposta
WebsiteMilitary Academy

The Military Academy (AM; Academia Militar in Portuguese) is a Portuguese military establishment, which has the ability to confer educational qualifications equivalent to a university. It develops activities of teaching, research and support for the communities with the purpose of training and forming officers for the Portuguese Army and the Republican National Guard.

History

The Military Academy has this designation since 1959, but the first such establishment occurred in 1640 when the Military Higher Education was created.

Campus

Currently, the Portuguese Military Academy is located in two different barracks, a main one in Lisbon's Bemposta Palace and a detachment in Amadora.

Academics

Army graduation programs

National Republican Guard graduation programs

  • Master in military sciences, Arms for the National Republican Guard (5 years)
  • Master in military sciences, Administration for National Republican Guard (5 years)
  • Master in military engineering, Engineering for National Republican Guard (7 years)
  • Master in military health, Medicine for the National Republican Guard (7 years)
  • Master in military health, Veterinary medicine for the National Republican Guard (7 years)

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