Welcome to ILEA Budapest

The International Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) in Budapest is committed to providing regional criminal justice training to improve legislation, law enforcement, and democratic institutions in participant countries.  ILEA Budapest is fully funded and supported by the Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).  

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OPDAT - Anti-corruption and Asset Recovery Course

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ICHIP - Crypto Currency Working Group (CCWG)

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IRS Anti-corruption Series - Financial Investigations Course

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Criminal Intellectual Property (IP) Training for Eastern European Legal and Law Enforcement Officials

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FLETC Communication

Critical Communications Skills in Officer/Citizen Encounters Instructor Training Program

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Ivica Šestak

Ivica Šestak

Chief Police Inspector

Alumni in Focus

Ivica Šestak's success story is a great example of the partnership with U.S. Agencies. As an alumnus of ILEA, Mr. Šestak was nominated by the DEA Office in Zagreb for the ILEA Day Award in the category of Outstanding Cooperation with the US Partners. Please read his remarkable story of a violent druf trafficking here!  

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Alumni Event in Sofia, Bulgaria

March 27 2024 17:00
Sofia, Bulgaria

On March 27, 2024, 93 ILEA Alumni gathered in the stunning capital of Bulgaria for a special reunion, celebrating our enduring partnership and cherished memories from our time on campus.

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Alumni Event in Tirana, Albania

June 09 2023 19:00
Tirana, Albania

On June 9, 2023, 100 Albanian ILEA graduates met each other as well as Director, Scott Donovan; Deputy Director, Edward Scott; and Outreach and Social Media Program Manager, Réka Tihanyi from ILEA …

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Alumni Event in Belgrade

March 16 2023 19:00

On March 16, 2023, 150 Serbian ILEA graduates met each other as well as Director, Scott Donovan; Outreach and Alumni Coordinator, Nikoletta Szente-Varga; and Outreach and Social Media Program Manager, …

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