The University of Defence plays the key role of the Czech military professional personnel university-level education and of the science research within the MoD. Education and research are therefore the school’s priorities, completed with expert and processing work.
"In accordance with the University Act the University of Defence is a university-type school. It was built as of 1 September 2004 to continue utilising the pedagogical and physical potential of the three former military colleges – Brno Military Academy, Military University of the Ground Forces (Vyskov) and Purkyne Military Academy (Hradec Kralove). The primary mission of the University of Defence (UoD) is the propagation of literacy, development of thinking and independent scientific research in the issues vital for Czech Republic security or accomplishment of its Alliance commitments. UoD scope of work is defined with the focuses of education, formation and training of military professionals as required by the Army of the Czech Republic (ACR) and research projects in favour of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) department."