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The NATO Special Operations School, as the leader for NATO SOF education, provides world-class, relevant instruction in order to enhance the capabilities, interoperability and effectiveness of Alliance and partner SOF, while continuously pursuing innovative educational strategies and courseware tailored to support current and future requirements.

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COVID-19 Updates

As of 15 October 2021, and in accordance with NSHQ Directive 005-001 all students, guests, and instructors attending courses at NATO Special Operations School (NSOS) campus must be FULLY VACCINATED and provide valid proof of vaccination.

In accordance with SHAPE Directive 083-001 (COVID-19 Counter-Measures and Procedures) and Belgian Federal Public Service Foreign Affairs, persons traveling to NSOS from certain countries and regions may be required to quarantine upon arrival. Please check here to determine quarantine requirements.

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Our Vision

NSOS serves as the leader for NATO SOF education providing world-class learning, focused primarily at the operational and strategic level.  NSOS continuously pursues innovative educational strategies designed to support immediate requirements, collaborative networks for students and alumni, and the pursuit of lifelong learning.  The endstate is highly educated SOF and SOF enabler personnel able to meet the continuously evolving challenges of the 21st Century.


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