The Military Higher Studies Courses (CAEM) strives:
- to prepare students for staff, command, chief or director positions;
- to conduct school research in CAEM;
- to plan, execute and evaluate teaching and learning in order to accomplish the curriculum and Plans of Disciplines (PLADIS) in coordination with the Educational Division (DE);
- to cooperate with the Doctrine Division in the research and development of the military doctrine of the Land Force;
- to assist students and provide them a liaison with the other courses and divisions of the School; and
- to guide and conduct research topics which are relevant within the framework of the School's Postgraduate Program.
The Military Higher Studies Courses (CAEM) are:
- Command and General Staff Course (CCEM);
- Direction and General Staff Course for Medical Officials (CCEM/Med);
- Command and General Staff Course for Partner Nation Officers (CCEM/ONA);
- Direction Course for Military Engineers (CDEM);
The purpose of CCEM is to enable and train combatant officers (Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery, Engineering, Communication and Ordnance) to:
- exercise the staff positions and functions of large units (Brigades) and the higher commands of the Land Force and other organs of equivalent level; and
- exercise command positions and functions of large units (Brigades) and of higher commands of the Ground Force and the functions exclusive to combatant officers.
The purpose of CCEM / Med is to enable and train medical officers to:
- exercise the staff positions and functions specific to the Medical Service in large units and higher commands of the Land Force and in other organs of equivalent level; and
- exercise the positions and functions of directors of the Medical Corps.
The purpose of CCEM/ONA is:
- to enable partner nation officers to perform general staff functions,
- to strengthen ties of friendship with the represented countries.
The purpose of CDEM is to enable and train Military Engineers (QEM) to:
- exercise the efficient advising in entities of the administration of the Army;
- conduct or advise on activities related to industrial mobilization;
- exercise in positions and functions provided in the framework of engineer officers.
DUTIES AND RIGHTS OF STUDENTS
- to fully attend all classes and instruction;
- to dedicate himself to his own intellectual, physical and moral improvement;
- to contribute to the prestige of the School;
- to conduct himself with honesty in all activities developed;
- to cooperate for the conservation of material and assets of ECEME;
- to participate in all planned on-campus and off-campus activities;
- to strictly observe the dictates imposed by law, military ethics, norms of morality and customs; and
- to comply with regulatory standards and superior standards.
- to additional exams if he / she has not obtained the minimum grade by the evaluation standards;
- to request an exam review, in accordance with current regulations;
- to meet with other students to organize, within the framework of ECEME, cultural, civic, recreational or sports associations, under the conditions approved by the ECEME Commander;
- to the competent authority, as provided for in specific legislation;
- to have access to the Psycho Pedagogical Section for specific guidance; and
- to request to cancel or withdraw from the course.