The paper presents the most important challenges facing European military education at the beginning of the 21st century. Basing on the analysis of specialist pedagogical and military literature and recent trends in modern warfare the following problems, which military education has to cope with, have been examined: changing nature of war and warfare; budget constraints; downsizing of the armed forces; the transformation of military profession; attracting civilian representatives to military education; progressive integration of the European states; introduction of the military ERASMUS.
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SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.