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Spanish army
Ministry of Defence
Spanish army

Ejército de Tierra

Escudo AGM

Academia General Militar.

Syllabus

Officers, General Corps of the Spanish Army and Civil Guard, admission without previous university degree

The officers training of the General Corps of the Army (in Spanish CGET) includes, on the one hand, general and specific military formation and, on the other, the corresponding to a university degree of the general education system. Besides it provides with training for the branches that are necessary to perform the different tasks assigned.

For this curriculum the corresponding training for the university degree is provided by the University Center of Defense (CUD), located in the grounds of Academy General Militar (AGM), and attached to the University of Zaragoza. The degree qualification offered is Industrial Management Engineering.

The education to the Senior Officer level of the Guardia Civil comprises the military training, police formation, and university studies to get the corresponding degree.

To carry out this curricula a university degree is provided the first two years, as to the rest of the officers of the CGET, and the following two years in the University Center of the Guardia Civil (in Spanish CUGC), located in the Academy of Officers of the Guardia Civil in Aranjuez, and assigned to the Carlos III University of Madrid. The degree qualification offered is Security Engineering. In addition, during the last year, fifth-year cadets can do the Master in Operational Security Management as postgraduate studies.

Most frequently asked questions:

IMPORTANT: Take into account that the information provided is just an overview, it is not meant to be a thorough information. You should always consult the corresponding publications in the Official State Gazette.

 

How long does the syllabus last?

  • 5 years.

What graduations shall I get?

  • General Army Corps (CGET):
    • The Commission as a First Lieutenant of the Army.
    • Graduated in Industrial Management Enginnering from the University of Zaragoza.
  • Civil Guard:
    • The Commission as a First Lieutenant  of the Civil Guard.
    • Graduated in Security Enginnering from the Carlos III University (Madrid).
    • Master in Operational Management of the Security.

Where do cadets train and attend lessons?

  • General Corps of the Army  (CGET):
    • From 1st to 4th years in the Academia General Militar (Zaragoza).
    • 5th year, depending of the branch:
      • Infantry: Infantry Academy (Toledo).
      • Cavalry: Cavalry Academy (Valladolid).
      • Artillery: Artillery Academy (Segovia).
      • Engineers: Engineers Academy (Hoyo de Manzanares.- Madrid).
      • Signals: Engineers Academy (Hoyo de Manzanares.- Madrid).
  • Civil Garde:
    • 1st and 2nd years in the Academy General Militar (Zaragoza).
    • From 3th to 5th years at Civil Guard Officers Academy (Aranjuez.- Madrid).

When do I choose Branch?

The branch is chosen at the end of the third year. This is only applicable to the cadets of the General Corps of the Army.

When shall I get the Rank of Second Lieutenant?

At the end of the 2nd  year, it is necessary to meet the necessary assessment to pass to third year.

What subjects are studied?

1st Year
Subject ECTS Center Term.
WELCOME PHASE, DIRECTIONS FOR THE PROCESS OF ADJUSTMENT TO MILITARY LIFE 2 weeks AGM 1st
MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 7 weeks AGM Yearly
PHYSICAL TRAINING I 3 weeks AGM Yearly
MILITARY CLOSE ORDER DRILLS I 0,5 weeks AGM Yearly
MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING SYSTEMS I 1 week AGM Yearly
BASIC MILITARY TRAINING I 1,5 AGM 1st
BASIC MILITARY TRAINING II 1,5 AGM 1st
TOPOGRAPHY 3 AGM 1st
TACTICS AND LOGISTICS I 2 AGM 2nd
GROUND WEAPON SYSTEMS I 2 AGM 2nd
FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 6 CUD 1st
MATHEMATICS I 6 CUD 1st
MATHEMATICS II 6 CUD 2nd
PHYSICS I 6 CUD 1st
PHYSICS II 6 CUD 2nd
CHEMISTRY 6 CUD 2nd
GRAPHIC EXPRESSION AND COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN 6 CUD 1st
ENGLISH LANGUAGE I 6 CUD 2nd


 

2nd Year
Subject ECTS Center Term.
MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING II 6 weeks AGM Yearly
PHYSICAL TRAINING II 3 weeks AGM Yearly
MILITARY CLOSE ORDER DRILLS II 0,5 weeks AGM Yearly
MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING SYSTEMS II 1 week AGM Yearly
TACTICS AND LOGISTICS II  (1) 5 AGM 2nd
GROUND WEAPON SYSTEMS II  (1) 3 AGM 1st
SECURITY ORGANIZATION  (2) 3 AGM 1st
WEAPONS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS  (2) 2 AGM 1st
GUARDIA CIVIL STATUES I  (2) 4 AGM 2nd
BUSINESS MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION 6 CUD 1st
MATHEMATICS III 6 CUD 1st
STATISTICS 6 CUD 1st
MECHANICS 6 CUD 1st
ENGLISH LANGUAGE II 6 CUD 1st
ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 4,5 CUD 2nd
OPERATIONAL RESEARCH 6 CUD 2nd
LEADERSHIP (1) 6 CUD 2nd
COMPUTER SCIENCE BASICS 6 CUD 2nd
FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 6 CUD 2nd
QUALITY (3) 6 CUD 2nd
(1) Subject not taken by the Guardia Civil cadets
(2) Subject only for the Guardia Civil cadets
(3) Subject taken by the Guardia Civil cadets in 2nd year and taken by CGET cadets in 3rd year


 

3rd Year
Subject ECTS Center Term.
MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING III 6 weeks AGM Yearly
PHYSICAL TRAINING III 3 weeks AGM Yearly
MILITARY CLOSE ORDER DRILLS III 0,5 weeks AGM Yearly
MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING  SYSTEMS III 0,5 weeks AGM Yearly
TACTICS AND LOGISTICS III  5 AGM 2nd
LOGISTICS  4,5 CUD 1st
TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE DEFENCE 4,5 CUD 1st
PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT  6 CUD 1st
AUTOMATIC SYSTEMS  6 CUD 1st
QUALITY 6 CUD 1st
FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRONICS 6 CUD 1st
DEFENCE APPLIED LOGISTICS 4,5 CUD 2nd
MATERIAL RESISTENCE 6 CUD 2nd
INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 4,5 CUD 2nd
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 4,5 CUD 2nd
INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGICAL POLICY MANAGEMENT 4,5 CUD 2nd
ENGLISH LANGUAGE III 6 CUD 2nd


 

4th Year
Common Subjects
Subject ECTS Center Term.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 6 CUD 2nd
HISTORY OF THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD 6 CUD 2nd
DIGITAL GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND REMOTE SENSING 6 CUD 2nd
LAW 6 CUD 2nd
PROJECTS OFFICE 4,5 CUD 1st
ENGLISH LANGUAGE IV / SECOND LANGUAGE 6 CUD 1st
COMMAND PRACTICE 2 weeks AGM 2nd
PHYSICAL TRAINING IV 3 weeks AGM Yearly
MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING SYSTEMS IV 1 week AGM Yearly
Branch Specific Studies: INFANTRY
Subject ECTS Center Term.
INFANTRY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 4 weeks AGM Yearly
PHYSICAL TRAINING AND SPORTS FORMATION 6 CUD 1st
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 6 CUD 1st
CORPORATIVE COMMUNICATION 6 CUD 1st
INFANTRY TACTICS I 5 AGM 1st
INFANTRY FIRING 4 AGM 1st
TOPOGRAPHY APPLIED TO INFANTRY UNITS 7 AGM 2nd
Branch Specific Studies: CAVALRY
Subject ECTS Center Term.
CAVALRY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 4 weeks AGM Yearly
PHYSICAL TRAINING AND SPORTS FORMATION 6 CUD 1st
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 6 CUD 1st
CORPORATIVE COMMUNICATION 6 CUD 1st
CAVALRY COMBAT 9 AGM 1st
CAVALRY WEAPON SYSTEMS I 2 AGM 2nd
CAVALRY COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS 3 AGM 2nd
CAVALRY TACTICS EVOLUTION 2 AGM 2nd
Branch Specific Studies: ARTILLERY
Subject ECTS Center Term.
ARTILLERY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 4 weeks AGM Yearly
RADAR SYSTEMS 6 CUD 1st
BALLISTICS 6 CUD 1st
MISSILES 6 CUD 1st
FIELD ARTILLERY WEAPON SYSTEMS 5 AGM 1st
AIR DEFENCE WEAPON SYSTEMS I 5 AGM 1st
TOPOGRAPHY AND ARTILLERY FIRING 6 AGM 2nd
Branch Specific Studies: ENGINEERS
Subject ECTS Center Term.
ENGINEERS MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 4 weeks AGM Yearly
REINFORCED AND PRESTRESSED CONCRETE 6 CUD 1st
STRUCTURE CALCULATION 6 CUD 1st
METALLIC STRUCTURES 6 CUD 1st
ENGINEERS TACTICS AND LOGISTICS 8 AGM 1st
CONSTRUCTION GENERAL PROCEDURES I 3 AGM 1st
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS 5 AGM 2nd
Branch Specific Studies: SIGNALS
Subject ECTS Center Term.
SIGNALS MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 4 weeks AGM Yearly
LINEAR SYSTEMS 6 CUD 1st
COMMUNICATION THEORY 6 CUD 1st
TELECOMMUNICATION AND NETWORKS SERVICES 6 CUD 1st
SIGNALS SYSTEMS 5 AGM 1st
DATA TRANSMISSION 6 AGM 1st
COMPUTER NETWORKS I 2 AGM 2nd
FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTERS 3 AGM 2nd


 

5th Year
Common Subjects
Subject ECTS Center Term.
END OF DEGREE PROJECT 12 CUD Yearly
ENGLISH LANGUAGE V / SECOND LANGUAGE II 5 ACESP 1st
ENGLISH LANGUAGE VI 3 ACESP 2nd
PHYSICAL TRAINING V 2 weeks ACESP Yearly
Branch Specific Studies: INFANTRY
Subject ECTS Center Term.
EXTERNAL PRACTICE (HUMAN RESOURCES) 6 CUD 1st
INFANTRY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING II 6 weeks ACINF Yearly
INFANTRY TACTICS II 12 ACINF 1st
INFANTRY TACTICS III 12 ACINF 2nd
INFANTRY WEAPON SYSTEMS 6 ACINF 1st
INFANTRY ARMOURED AND MECHANIZED WEAPON SYSTEMS 12 ACINF 2nd
INFANTRY COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS 4 ACINF 1st
Branch Specific Studies: CAVALRY
Subject ECTS Center Term.
EXTERNAL PRACTICE (HUMAN RESOURCES) 6 CUD 1st
CAVALRY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING 6 weeks ACAB Yearly
CAVALRY TACTICS I 5 ACAB 1
CAVALRY TACTICS II 7 ACAB Yearly
CAVALRY TACTICS III 6 ACAB 2nd
TOPOGRAPHY APPLIED TO CAVALRY UNITS 4 ACAB 1
CAVALRY FIRING 6 ACAB Yearly
CAVALRY WEAPON SYSTEMS II 3 ACAB 2
CAVALRY ARMOURED AND MECHANIZED WEAPON SYSTEMS 15 ACAB Yearly
Branch Specific Studies: ARTILLERY
Subject ECTS Center Term.
EXTERNAL PRACTICE (RADAR AND MISSILES SYSTEMS) 6 CUD 1st
ARTILLERY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING II 6 weeks ACART Yearly
FIELD ARTILLERY TACTICS AND LOGISTICS 6 ACART 1st
AIR DEFENCE TACTICS AND LOGISTICS 3 ACART 2nd
TOPOGRAPHY AND ARTILLERY FIRING II 8 ACART Yearly
FIELD ARTILLERY WEAPON SYSTEMS II 7 ACART 1st
AIR DEFENCE ARTILLERY WEAPON SYSTEMS II 7 ACART 2nd
FIELD ARTILLERY COMMAND AND CONTROL 3 ACART 1st
AIR DEFENCE ARTILLERY COMMAND AND CONTROL 9 ACART 2nd
FIELD ARTILLERY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING SYSTEMS 1,5 ACART 1st
AIR DEFENCE ARTILLERY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING SYSTEMS 1,5 ACART 2nd
Branch Specific Studies: ENGINEERS
Subject ECTS Center Term.
EXTERNAL PRACTICE (STRUCTURES AND MATERIALES) 6 CUD 1st
ENGINEERS MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING II 6 weeks ACING Yearly
CONSTRUCTION GENERAL PROCEDURES II 6 ACING 2nd
ENGINEERS WEAPON SYSTEMS 6 ACING Yearly
FORTIFICATION 3 ACING 2nd
TOPOGRAPHY AND PHOTOGRAMETRY 4,5 ACING 1st
GROUNDS AND ROCKS MECHANICS 4 ACING 2nd
PATHS AND ROADS 4,5 ACING 1st
ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 3 ACING 1st
HYDRAULICS AND HYDROLOGY 6 ACING 1st
SANITARY ENGINEERING 4,5 ACING 2nd
GEOTECHNICS 4,5 ACING 2nd
Branch Specific Studies: SIGNALS
Subject ECTS Center Term
EXTERNAL PRACTICE (COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS) 6 CUD 1st
SIGNALS MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING II 6 weeks ACING Yearly
SIGNALS TACTICS AND LOGISTICS 6 ACING 1st
SIGNALS WEAPON SYSTEMS I 6 ACING 1st
SIGNALS WEAPON SYSTEMS II 6 ACING 2nd
TELECOMMUNICATINOS SYSTEMS 6 ACING 2nd
COMPUTER NETWORKING II 4 ACING 1st
COMMUNICATIONS SOFTWARE 6 ACING 1st
TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORKS AND SERVICES 3 ACING 2nd
NETWORK SECURITY 3 ACING 2nd
SENSOR SYSTEMS 6 ACING 2nd
ACESP: Specific Branch Academy
ACINF: Infantry Academy (Toledo)
ACAB: Calvary Academy (Valladolid)
ACART: Artillery Academy (Segovia)
ACING: Engineers Academy (Hoyo de Manzanares.- Madrid)  (including the Signals Branch)