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USAG BENELUX EDUCATION CENTER
Preparing Today's Soldiers for Tomorrow's Opportunities 

General Information

Mon-Fri, 0830 -1145 and 1245 -1700
SHAPE Bldg. 212, RM 128
DSN: 423-3466
DSN (from US): 314-423-3466
COMM (within Belgium): 065 44.34.66
COMM (from US): 011 32 65 44.34.66
Email: usarmy.benelux.imcom-europe.mbx.dhr-education-center@mail.mil
Facebook: USAG Benelux Education Center
 
 
Military Testing Center 
 
DSN: 423-5501, Building 212, RM 116

Testing Center services are by appointment ONLY.
Walk-in Testing Center services are NOT available.
 
  Army Personnel Tests (APT) available include: Armed Forces Classification Test (AFCT), Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) for Enlistment, Defense Language Aptitude (DLAB), Defense Language Proficiency Tests (DLPTs), the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI), Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE), GT Predictor, and Selection Instrument for Flight Training (SIFT).
 
Air Force Air University distance learning (AUDL) tests available for Professional Military Education (PME) include Airman Leadership School (ALS) Course 15, Non-Commissioned Officer Academy (SNCOA). Also available are Career Development Course (CDC) distance learning exams.
 
Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) test offered for military are paper-based American College Testing (ACT) and
Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
  
 
 



College Programs

Please contact the colleges listed below directly to get additional information about their degree plans and for enrollment assistance.  There are 2 academic institutions offering face-to-face classes: University of Maryland University College (UMUC) and University of Oklahoma (UO). A Bachelor's degree requires 120 semester hours, an Associate degree typically requires 60-65 semester hours, and a Certificate program usually requires 15-32 semester hours of credit. 

University of Maryland University College, Europe

UMUC offers Master's degrees in Business Administration (MBA), Cybersecurity Technology, Information Technology (MSIT), Criminal Justice Management, Homeland Security Management, and Social Work (MSW). The college also offers lower and upper level courses, leading to a Bachelor's degree. On-site Undergraduate classes typically meet twice a week in the evening; 3 hours per class session during an 8 week period.  UMUC also offers several Associate's of Arts degrees including General Studies, Computer Studies, Management Studies, Accounting and Business/Management Curriculum. Course instruction is offered on-site and online.

The University of Maryland University College Europe National Test Centers (NTCs) offer on-site testing services including:
 College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Tests, DANTES Standardized Subject Tests (DSST), and Pearson View online examinations and certifications. Centers also provide external proctoring services for other organizations.

 Please contact the NTC Local Manager at CML: +32.(0)65.44.5173 or DSN 423.5173 for a full listing of available tests.
 
 
For more information, contact:
UMUC Representative
CML: +32.(0)65.44.5173 or DSN: 423-5173

Website: http://www.ed.umuc.edu/

Email: shap@europe.umuc.edu

The University of Oklahoma

The University of Oklahoma offers a Master of Arts degree in International Relations.  The Master of Arts in International Relations has been developed from an interdisciplinary context. Courses are offered in communication, political science, history, human relations, geography and economics. The degree can be completed within 16 to 24 months.

For more information, contact:
OU Site Director: Shina Collins
DSN: 423-3654

Website: http://www.ou.edu/content/outreach/ap/europe/shape/
 Email: apshape@ou.edu
 
 
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
(not on-site) 
 
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is the world's oldest, largest, and most prestigious university specializing in aviation and aerospace. It is the only fully accredited, aviation-oriented university in the world. Students will be able to choose from Aviation Maintenance Technology or Aviation Safety Certificates, Pre-Engineering Studies, Bachelor of Aeronautics, Master of Science in Leadership, or Master of Science in Project Management.
 
For more information, contact:
Embry-Riddle University Representative

Online Academic Skills Course

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DSN: 423-3466, RM 128

Peterson's Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) for Military Success is designed for individuals in the U.S. military who want to build their reading comprehension, vocabulary, and math skills to pass their exams, excel in their jobs, advance their careers, or continue their education.

Multi-Use Learning Facility 

RM 129

The Multi-Use Learning Facility, at the USAG Benelux Education Center on SHAPE, has available for use by all U.S. ID card holders a computer lab and classrooms. The computer lab is equipped with five computer terminals each with Internet access and CAC readers. As well as being available for individual use, these computers are available for unit or group training. The four classrooms vary in size with the largest being able to accommodate up to 35 people. These rooms are perfect for unit briefs, promotion boards, meetings, and training. Two of the classrooms are equipped with SMART Boards, which have Internet access. 
 
 
 
Air Force Education Advisor
 
 
Airmen and Air Force Officers can contact the following Air Force Education Centers for Air Force specific education information:
 
Ramstein AB Education Center, Germany at DSN: (314) 480.2032
Geilenkirchen AB Education Center, Germany at DSN: (314) 458.6094/5/6
Spangdahlem AB Education Center, Germany at DSN: (314) 452.6063
 
 
Please call with questions about the following:
Finishing your CCAF, Tuition Assistance (TA), Spouse's TA (STAP), The AU to ABC Program, and your education benefits under the New GI Bill.
 
 
Navy Adult Education Center Rota, Spain
Sailors can contact the Navy Adult Education Center at Rota for Navy Education specific questions.
Navy College Office (Rota Education Office)
3rd Street & Enriquez Street, Building 1
Rota (Cadiz), Spain 11520
PSC 819 Box 54, FPO AE 09645
DSN: (314) 727.2798/2785
DSN FAX: (314) 727.2994
COMM: 011.34.956.82.2994
 
 
 
 
 
 USAG Benelux Education Center Brochure