Educational paths

The Application School of the Army in Turin represents the unique Institute of military higher studies of the Armed Force, responsible for the basic and advanced education of all the Officers of the Italian Army. On the contrary, the Military Academy of Modena is responsible for the education of the Officers in permanent service, for the first two years; later, their education continues at the Application School of the Army responsible for the basic education of First Lieutenants and Second Lieutenants, concerning the following field:

  
the basic education​, (Second Lieutenants and First Lieutenants) from:

  • the cultural point of view, with the Second Level University Degree in Strategic Sciences for the Officers of different Corps and the Second Level University Degree in Engineer for the Officers of the Engineer Corps;

  • the professional point of view, reaching the capability to operate as Platoon Commander and Company Deputy Commander.

At the Institute there are also courses to ensure the basic education to:

  • Officers in permanent service of the Engineer Corps, recruited by "Direct Appointment";

  • Officers of "Special Role" that have won a competition to pass in permanent service;

  • Officers of the Selected Reserve.​