Royal Danish Military Academy

The Royal Danish Military Academy (Danish: Hærens Officersskole) educates and commissions all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Royal Danish Military Academy
Hærens Officersskole
Frederiksberg Slot.jpg
Frederiksberg palace seen from Frederiksberg Park
Former names
Landkadetakademiet
MottoIngenio et Armis (Latin)
Motto in English
With wisdom and weapons
TypeArmy academy
Established1713; 308 years ago (1713)
AffiliationDanish Defence
Academic affiliation
Royal Danish Defence College
Officer in charge
Colonel Nicolas T. Veicherts
Location,
55°40′20″N 12°31′31″E / 55.672129°N 12.525295°E / 55.672129; 12.525295Coordinates: 55°40′20″N 12°31′31″E / 55.672129°N 12.525295°E / 55.672129; 12.525295
CampusFrederiksberg Palace
WebsiteOfficial website
Coat of arms for Royal Danish Military Academy.svg

LocationEdit

The academy has, since 1869, been located at Frederiksberg Palace in central Copenhagen.[1]

Other Danish officer academiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pedersen, Kenneth. "Royal Danish Military Academy". fak.dk (in Danish). Forsvarsakademiet. Retrieved 22 November 2016.