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About the Academy

Estonian Academy of Security Sciences Tallinn complexThe Estonian Academy of Security Sciences is a state institution, providing professional education for civil servants belonging in the area of government under the Estonian Ministry of the Interior. The Academy was established in 1992 after Estonia regained its independence.

The objective of the EASS is, through internal security related academic education, research and development activities, and also through the training of honest and competent public servants, to create a secure state and conditions for stable development across the state of Estonia and therewith contribute to the security of the entire European Union (EU).

The Academy prepares civil servants in four Colleges under the following specialties:

Studies are implemented on the levels of vocational training, professional higher education and Master’s studies as in both forms of daily- and distance studies.

EASS as learning, research and development center
The Academy of the Security Sciences has created excellent opportunities for successful academic work, conducting applied research, professional self-development and cooperation with organizations for its lecturers and students in Estonia and in foreign countries. The EASS publishes research papers and other internal security and public service-related educational resources. As a successful civil servant must develop themselves during their entire service, the Academy of Security Sciences offers training courses to civil servants organized by the Centre for Public Service Training and Development within the Academy of Security Sciences.

The Academy of Security Science publishes a monthly newspaper, bearing the name of the slogan of the EASS “Verbis aut Re.” Contributions are made by the students as well as by the staff of the academy.


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