Carol I National Defence University

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Carol I National Defence University
Universitatea Națională de Apărare „Carol I”
Former names
War Superior School (1889-1948)
Military Academy (1948-1991)
High Military Studies Academy (1991-2003)
MottoLabor improbus omnia vincit (Latin: "Hard work overcomes everything")[1]
TypeMilitary Academy
RectorBrigadier General Gabriel-Florin Moisescu
Academic staff
Students1,897 (2012-2013)[2]
Other students
Statue facing entrance. Inscription reads: "Glory to the Romanian troops, inheritors of ancient heroic traditions, undaunted fighters against fascism for the fatherland's liberty and independence".

The Carol I National Defence University (Romanian: Universitatea Naţională de Apărare "Carol I" (UNAp)) is an institution of higher education, located in Bucharest, Romania. It was established in 1889 under the Higher War School name. In 2005, it was named in honor of the Romanian King Carol I.[1]

Carol I National Defence University seeks to train military and civilian experts in security and national defence. It undertakes scientific studies related to these matters when requested by relevant state authorities. It is a member of the International Association for Military Pedagogy (IAMP), whose members include military and civilian professionals from military institutions of advanced learning.


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Coordinates: 44°25′48″N 26°03′58″E / 44.430048°N 26.066211°E / 44.430048; 26.066211