The NBC Defence Institute is a University institute established in accordance with the law of 111/1998. It is designed to provide the highest university education, it is responsible for scientific, research, development or other creative activities and can contribute to teaching in accredited forms of programs or in parts of them. The NBC Defence Institute is a part of the University of Defence. Its responsibility is primarily focused on applied research, science and teaching. The priority of the teaching effort provided by the NBC Defence Institute staff is personnel education and training for CBRN units in the Czech Republic Armed Forces. The Institute firmly roots from an academic community which allows direct exchange of scientific information and cooperation, carrying out accredited degree programs, improving Institute staff’s qualification and, last but not least, deployment of both specific and institutional research funding resources.