Welcome to the official website of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC), the centre of academic excellence of the Ghana Armed Forces.
The GAFCSC is inclined towards training future commanders and interest persons on the concept of Land, Air & Sea Warfare (LASW) and employs various models to equip students with the requisite knowledge within the LASW domain.
A cross-section of students of Senior Staff Course 44 & MDIP 2023 lined up to receive graduation scrolls after successfully meeting all requirements for the award of the “PSC” and “MDIP” qualifications respectively.
The Academic Board, Staff and Policy Committee in a group Photo with Students of Senior Staff Course 44.
GAFCSC is open to all other Security Service Personnel, as well as individuals interested in Defence and International Politics.
A cross-section of Directing Staff (DS) of the Naval Faculty of the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College and some Naval Students Officers of Senior Staff Course 43.
The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College, following its successful affiliation to the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) has introduced new Ph.D and MSc postgraduate programmes in Defence, International Politics and Security Studies. The programmes include:
- Ph.D in Defence and International Politics (PDIP) - Full-Time. The programme is designed to prepare Ph.D. students for rigorous, policy-relevant research on the management of the defence sector; military science; major threats to national and international security, politics and the relevant strategies, institutional arrangements, knowledge, skill, and the capabilities that will be needed to confront those threats.
The mission of the programmes’ is to produce a new generation of analysts, policymakers, and scholars, fully knowledgeable about the range of international and national security and defence problems and foreign policy issues of the 21st Century. Click on the academics tab to read more on the requirements and structure of the newly introduced postgraduate degree programmes. Deadline for application is 31st November 2023 and the academic year commences in January 2024.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dalex Finance and Leasing Company Limited, Mr Kenneth Kwamina Thompson, has urged stakeholders of the Maritime Sector to safeguard the maritime domain from unlawful exploitation. He emphasized this during the closing ceremony of this year’s Maritime Sector Governance Course, held at GAFCSC on Friday,...Read More
The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) has commenced the 2024 Maritime Sector Governance Course, on Monday 12 February, 2024, at Teshie. The 5-day course is designed to provide professional maritime practitioners, decision-makers, and stakeholders in the maritime industry with effective governance of the sector. It also aims...Read More
Maj Gen Bismarck Kwesi Onwona has bid farewell to staff and students of GAFCSC in a brief ceremony held at the Hamidu Hall on 30 January 2024. This signified the end of his tenure as the Commandant of the College. In his farewell address, Maj Gen Onwona officially announced his...Read More
The Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, in a significant stride towards enhancing the educational landscape in the country led a 28-member delegation on a pivotal visit to the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) on Monday, 22 January 2024 at Otu Barracks in Teshie. The visit...Read More
The Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) held a graduation ceremony for 76 students of Junior Staff Course 80 on Friday, December 15, 2023, at the Hamidu Hall. The 19-week course brought together students from Ghana and allied countries, aiming to train selected officers in staff functions by...Read More
GAFCSC on Thursday, 28 September, 2023, held a matriculation ceremony for the 2023/24 Masters programme for Senior Command and Staff Course 45 at the Hamidu Hall. The matriculation ceremony signalled the commencement of an 11-month academic journey for 98 students from the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) and the Armed Forces...Read More
Diplomatic relations between Ghana and her western neighbour, Cote d’Ivoire, got strained when Cote d’Ivoire in 2008 challenged Ghana over a maritime boundary. The disputed area covers portions of the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) and the Deepwater Tano blocks, where Ghana is currently carrying out oil exploration and exploitation. The area is...
Ghana, and for that matter, the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has contributed significantly to the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKOs) since 1960. This has enabled Ghana to gain the international status as one of the largest African contributors to United Nations Peacekeeping Operations. Several studies have been conducted in recent...
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