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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 Army, admission with the prerequisite of a university degree

The Law 39/2007 of the military career establishes that "to enter the military training educational centers in order to access to the officers' echelons of the General Corps and marine infantry", "it will be possible to enter according to the quotas of posts and the university degrees that are determined, together with the more likely technical and professional requirements of the Corps and Branch to be accessed.

The most frequent questions for this syllabus can be found below:

IMPORTANT: Take in account that the information provided is just an overview, it is not meant to be a thorough information.

 

How long does the syllabus last?

  • 2 years.

Which graduation shall I get?

  • The commission as a First Lieutenant of the Army.

Where do cadets train and attend lessons?

  • 1st year at the Academia General Militar (Zaragoza).
  • 2nd year, according to the Branch chosen:
    • 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).

When shall I reach the Rank of Second Lieutenant?

Just  when finishing the 1st year. It is necessary to pass all the subjects.

What subjects are studied?

1st Year
Common Subjects
Subject ECTS Centre Term
WELCOME PHASE, DIRECTIONS FOR THE PROCESS OF ADJUSTMENT TO MILITARY LIFE 2 Weeks AGM 1st
MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 9 Weeks AGM Yearly
PHYSICAL TRAINING I 2,4 Weeks AGM Yearly
MILITARY CLOSE ORDER DRILLS I 0,6 Weeks AGM Yearly
BASIC MILITARY TRAINING I 1,5 AGM 1st
BASIC MILITARY TRAINING II 1,5 AGM 1st
MILITARY TRAINING I 2 AGM 1st
MILITARY TRAINING II (1) 2,5 AGM --
MILITARY TRAINING III (2) 2,5 AGM --
TACTICS AND LOGISTICS I 2 AGM 1st
TACTICS AND LOGISTICS II 4 AGM 1st
TACTICS AND LOGISTICS III 6 AGM 1st
WEAPON SYSTEMS 5 AGM 1st
NBC DEFENCE 2 AGM 1st
TOPOGRAPHY 3 AGM 1st
DIGITAL GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION AND TELEDETECTION 3 AGM 2nd
HISTORY OF THE ARMY 2 AGM 2nd
CONTEMPORARY WORLD 4 AGM 2nd
LEADERSHIP (1) 4 AGM 2nd
LAW 4 AGM 2nd
MILITARY LAW 4 AGM 1st
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (2) 4 AGM 2nd
ENGLISH LANGUAGE I / SECOND LANGUAGE I 6 AGM Yearly
INFANTRY AND CAVALRY Branches Specific Studies
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 4 AGM 2nd
CORPORATIVE COMMUNICATION 4 AGM 2nd
ARTILLERY Branch Specific Studies
RADAR SYSTEMS 3 AGM 2nd
BALLISTICS AND MISSILES 5 AGM 2nd
ENGINEERS Branch Specific Studies
REINFORCED CONCRETE AND PRESTRESS 3 AGM 2nd
CALCULATION OF STRUCTURES AND METALLIC STRUCTURES 5 AGM 2nd
SIGNALS Branch Specific Studies
LINEAR SYSTEMS AND THEORY OF COMMUNICATION 5 AGM 2nd
NETWORKS AND SIGNALS SERVICES 3 AGM 2nd
(1) Competences and contents of the subject of Military Training II with 2.5 ECTS are included in the subject of Leadeship with 4 ECTS.
(2) Competences and contents of the subject of Military Training III with 2.5 ECTS are included in the subject of International Relations with 4 ECTS.


 

2nd Year
Common Subjects
Subject ECTS Centre Term
TRAINING FINAL PROJECT 6 ACESP Yearly
ENGLISH LANGUAGE II / SECOND LANGUAGE II 5 ACESP
ENGLISH LANGUAGE III 3 ACESP 2nd
PHYSICAL TRAINING II 1,8 Weeks ACESP Yearly
MILITARY CLOSE ORDER DRILLS II 0,6 Weeks ACESP Yearly
INFANTRY Branch Specific Studies
Subject ECTS Centre Term
INFANTRY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 2 Weeks ACINF 1st
INFANTRY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING II 6 Weeks ACINF Yearly
INFANTRY TACTICS I 4 ACINF 1st
INFANTRY TACTICS II 10 ACINF 1st
INFANTRY TACTICS III 10 ACINF 2nd
TOPOGRAPHY APPLIED TO INFANTRY UNITS 6 ACINF 2nd
INFANTRY FIRING 4 ACINF 1st
INFANTRY WEAPON SYSTEMS 5 ACINF 1st
INFANTRY ARMOURED AND MECHANIZED WEAPON SYSTEMS 10 ACINF 2nd
INFANTRY COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEMS 4 ACINF 1st
CAVALRY Branch Specific Studies
Subject ECTS Centre Term
CAVALRY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 2 Weeks ACAB 1st
CAVALRY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING II 6 Weeks ACAB Yearly
CAVALRY TACTICS EVOLUTION 1 ACAB 1st
CAVALRY COMBAT 6 ACAB Yearly
CAVALRY TACTICS I 5 ACAB 1st
CAVALRY TACTICS II 7 ACAB Yearly
CAVALRY TACTICS III 6 ACAB 2nd
TOPOGRAPHY APPLIED TO CAVALRY UNITS 3 ACAB 1st
CAVALRY FIRING 4 ACAB Yearly
CAVALRY WEAPON SYSTEMS I 1 ACAB 2nd
CAVALRY WEAPON SYSTEMS II 3 ACAB 2nd
CAVALRY COMMAND AND CONTROL SYSTEM 2 ACAB 2nd
CAVALRY ARMOURED AND MECHANIZED WEAPON SYSTEMS 15 ACAB Yearly
ARTILLERY Branch Specific Studies
Subject ECTS Centre Term
ARTILLERY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 2 Weeks ACART 1st
ARTILLERY MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING II 6 Weeks ACART Yearly
FIELD ARTILLERY TACTICS AND LOGISTICS 6 ACART 1st
AIR DEFENCE ARTILLERY TACTICS AND LOGISTICS 3 ACART 2nd
TOPOGRAPHY AND ARTILLERY FIRING 11 ACART Yearly
FIELD ARTILLERY WEAPON SYSTEMS I 5 ACART 1st
FIELD ARTILLERY WEAPON SYSTEMS II 5,5 ACART 1st
AIR DEFENCE ARTILLERY WEAPON SYSTEMS I 3 ACART 2nd
AIR DEFENCE ARTILLERY WEAPON SYSTEMS II 7,5 ACART 2nd
FIELD ARTILLERY COMMAND AND CONTROL 3 ACART 1st
AIR DEFENCE ARTILLERY COMMAND AND CONTROL 9 ACART 2nd
ENGINEERS Branch Specific Studies
Subject ECTS Centre Term
ENGINEERS MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 2 Weeks ACING 1st
ENGINEERS MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING II 6 Weeks ACING Yearly
CONSTRUCTION GENERAL PROCEDURES 6 ACING 2nd
FORTIFICATION 3 ACING 2nd
ENGINEERS WEAPON SYSTEMS 6 ACING Yearly
TOPOGRAPHY AND PHOTOGRAMETRY 5 ACING 1st
GROUND 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
SIGNALS Branch Specific Studies
Subject ECTS Centre Term
SIGNALS MILITARY INSTRUCTION AND TRAINING I 2 Weeks ACING 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
TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS 5 ACING 1st
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS 6 ACING 2nd
COMPUTER NETWORKS I 2 ACING 1st
COMPUTER NETWORKS I 4 ACING 1st
SIGNALS SOFTWARE 6 ACING 1st
TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORKS AND SERVICES 3 ACING 2nd
NETWORK SECURITY 3 ACING 2nd
SENSOR SYSTEMS 6 ACING 2nd
ACESP: Special Academy that correspond
ACINF: Infantry Academy (Toledo)
ACAB: Cavalry Academy(Valladolid)
ACART: Artillery Academy (Segovia)
ACING: Engineers Academy(Hoyo de Manzanares.- Madrid)