The War College of the Armed Forces was established by the decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated February 20, 1999 in order to provide the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan with educated senior military personnel and staff officers, military scientific staff, develop their professions, facilitate scientific researches in military field and teach the top brass of the state military-strategy, military-economic, and military-political issues related with the defense of the republic.
The students who have two-years long education in the War College are prepared for commanding or staff positions at tactical or operation levels. The education process organized in the War College focuses on learning of military-strategy, operation-tactical, and also military-political and military-economic issues.
Within the War College of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan Strategic researches and state defense management and Military Diplomacy courses are functioning. The purpose of these courses is to provide the learning of military-strategy, military-economic and military-political issues about the defense of the republic.
Foreign languages courses (English, German, French, Persian, Armenian) – are conducted with a purpose of improving foreign languages skills of the military personnel.