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ISOMA 2023

The 8th biennial International Symposium Of Military Academies
October 2-3, 2023

Under the patronage of His Excellency Lt. Gen. (Pilot) Salem bin Hamad bin Aqeel Al Nabit Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces, Ahmed Bin Mohammed Military College (ABMMC) is honored to host the 8th International Symposium of Military Academies (ISOMA) on October 2-3, 2023, in Doha, Qatar.

About the Event

Since its inception in 2007, ISOMA, formerly known as ISoDoMA (International Symposium on the Development of Military Academies), has always acted as a sophisticated platform for sharing knowledge, experiences, innovations, and best practices by military experts who are leaders in their fields. This biennial forum is attended by military and civilian staff from military academies. The 8th edition of this event, ISOMA 2023, will be a unique opportunity for military academies from around the world to meet in Doha to discuss and find solutions to issues and challenges related to military-academic education. The ISOMA 2023, being held for the first time in the Middle East, will provide participants with an intellectually rich and stimulating deliberations, along with exceptional opportunities for networking and establishing mutually beneficial partnerships. Aside from that, symposium participants will have an unparalleled chance to experience Qatar’s unique culture, heritage, and hospitality.

Main Theme

The theme of this year’s symposium is:

Military-Academic Education in the Current International Environment


We cordially invite interested participants to submit original manuscripts that address one of the following topics:

  1. Realities and challenges of providing quality military-academic education: experiences and lessons learned.
  2. Academic programs and the development of military knowledge and skills.
  3. The impact of international crises and conflicts on military-academic education.
  4. Emerging technologies and their implications for military-academic education.
  5. Cultural awareness and diversity in military academies.
  6. Scientific research in military academies in the context of contemporary global trends.


We are looking forward to welcoming you all to 8th edition of ISOMA in Doha.