The International Society of Military Sciences
The Austrian National Defence Academy, The Royal Military College of Canada, the Royal Danish Defence College, The Finnish National Defence University, the Netherlands Defence Academy, the Norwegian Education Command, the Swedish National Defence College, and the Baltic Defence College established in October 2008 a society intended to further research and academic education in military arts and sciences in the broadest sense.
This association is titled The International Society of Military Sciences. Participation in conferences and workshops by outside researchers is welcomed at any time.
The purpose of the Society is to build a network for the creation, development, exchange and diffusion of research and knowledge about war, conflict management and peace support efforts.