The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA)

Combining Teaching & Research with Military Education

Learn from some of Australia’s brightest minds in education and research when you study at UNSW Canberra at ADFA. We are Australia's only academic institution with an integrated Defence focus.

We are committed to:

  • enhancing the intellectual edge of the Australian Defence Force
  • supporting the ADF Joint Professional Military Education program
  • developing future global leaders.

UNSW Canberra at ADFA specialises in high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate courses in all areas relating to military, strategic and defence studies. This means future leaders of the Navy, Army and Air Force can combine their military and leadership training with our world-class university programs and defence industry expertise.

Through our teaching and research we offer deep links to industry and government where careers are made.