The National Security and Defense Strategy Department

Colonel Punda Yurii
The head of the department is Colonel
Punda Yurii
Doctor of Military Sciences, Senior Researcher

The National Security and Defense Strategy Department is a division of the Institute of State Military Management National Defense University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniahovsky. Department provides educational, methodical work, scientific and scientific-technical activity on training of students of operational-strategic, operational-tactical levels. The educational and scientific activities of the department are focused on the issues of ensuring national security and defense of the state, assessing and forecasting threats in the military sphere, defense planning, as well as strategic planning of the development, preparation and deployment of the Armed Forces and other components of the security and defense sector of Ukraine.

The National Security and Defense Strategy Department was established in accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of July 19, 1992 No. 490 "On the Reform of the Military Education System" and the Order of the Minister of Defense of Ukraine dated July 25, 1992, No. 133, by the decision of the Defense Council of Ukraine of June 04, 1992. year as the Department of Strategy of the Academy of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The department was entrusted with the task of participating in the organization of training in the state of military specialists at operational and strategic levels.

Since September 1, 1994 the staff of the department works as a leading educational and scientific division of the academy. Symbolic is the fact that the Day of the Department is the day when the first lesson was held at the department on October 14, 1994, that is, on the day of the Ukrainian Cossacks, the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin. The Decree of the President of Ukraine dated October 14, 2014, this day was designated as a state holiday, the Day of the Defender of Ukraine.

The department includs of 4 doctors of sciences, professors, among them colonel Y. Punda as well as V. Kosevtsov, I.Rusnak, V.Telelim; 3 Honored Scientist and Technicians of Ukraine Kosevtsov, I.Rusnak, V.Telelim; 2 Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology - I.Rusnak, V.Telelim and 7 candidates of sciences, associate professors (senior researchers).

The department carries out training:

  • officers of operational-strategic level on educational disciplines National Security and Defense Strategy and International Relations and Foreign Policy of Ukraine;
  • officers of operational-tactical level on educational disciplines Fundamentals of Military Security and Fundamentals of Ukraine's Foreign Policy;
  • students of the retraining and advanced training center;
  • officers of foreign states;
  • adjuncts of National Defense University of Ukraine named after Ivan Cherniahovsky.