Association of European Police Colleges (AEPC)
The Association of European Police Colleges (AEPC) is an association of European police academies as an umbrella organisation. It currently comprises 50 police academies from 42 European countries. Membership is open to all national educational institutions for high-ranking police officers from European countries that have acceded to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. AEPC promotes cooperation and coordination between the member institutions and supports, for example, the development of training in South Eastern European countries.
European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL)
The European Police Academy CEPOL (European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training, formerly: Collège Européen de Police) has been an EU agency since 2006 by EU Council decision. It is a network of national training institutes for senior police officers in the Member States of the European Union. Its primary objectives are the harmonisation of training measures and the improvement of cross-border police cooperation in Europe.
Central European Police Academy (MEPA)
The Central European Police Academy (MEPA) is an educational institution jointly run by the Member States which plans and organises training courses for senior police officers from middle police management in the operational field of combating organised crime. In addition to professional further training courses, its primary objectives include, for example, the reduction of communication and understanding problems as well as prejudices, the imparting of social, economic and political background knowledge, the establishment, expansion and maintenance of personal contacts to build trust.
MEPA includes the following countries: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary