The department is responsible for the subjets War Studies, Military Technology, Command and Control Science and Military history. The department is characterized by an academic environment where research and education meet and where teachers and researchers interact in theory and practice
The department of Military Studies consists of a staff members and three organizational divisions, every division consists of sections.
The main purpose for the department is content and quality fulfillment of customer requirements, as well as continuous subject development. The divisions' tasks include research, education, study activities and support to the Swedish Armed Forces.
Head of the department of Military Studies is Ronny Modigs.