Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is the Centro Universitario de la Defensa en la ENM (CUD-ENM) located?
    The university center, where university education is given, is located in the facilities of the Spanish Naval Academy, in Marín (Pontevedra).
  • Who can study at the CUD-ENM?
    Students who have been admitted to the Spanish Naval Academy may become students of the CUD-ENM.
  • What university degree is offered at the CUD-ENM?
    CUD-ENM offers a degree in Mechanical Engineering, with a specialization in Naval Technologies (see syllabus).
  • What University is the CUD-ENM affiliated to?
    The CUD-ENM is affiliated to the University of Vigo.
  • What other university degrees are offered in the rest of the Defense University Centers?
    The Defense University Center affiliated to the University of Zaragoza (located at the General Military Academy of Zaragoza) offers a degree in Industrial Organization Engineering, as does the Defense University Center affiliated to the Polytechnic University of Cartagena (at the General Air Academy of San Javier). Likewise, the Defense University Center affiliated to the Universidad de Alcalá (located in the Central Defense Academy) offers a degree in medicine.

It is recommended to consult this link for more answers to frequently asked questions on the current model of officer education in the Navy (the document was prepared in 2013 and does not include information on the modifications to the progress and tenure regulations, for more information on this topic please visit the Tenure Regulations section).