Academic Advisory Board


The Academic Advisory Board consists of a number of affiliated organizations and is chaired by the Border Security and Management Unit of the OSCE Transnational Threats Department.

The affiliated organizations and institutions also share their expertise during the one-month Border Management Staff Course, the one-year Border Security and Management for Senior Leadership Course as well as thematic seminars conducted at the College.

The affiliates are:

George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

International Criminal Police Organization- INTERPOL

Regional Arms Control Verification and Implementation Assistance Centre (RACVIAC)

Border Troops Commanders’ Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States (SKPV)

United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI)

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

World Customs Organization (WCO)

A Centre for Security, Development and the Rule of Law (DCAF)

Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF)