Welcome to the Imperial University

Imperial University (IU) logo

The Imperial University located on Aurora Prime is the training center for the Emperor's Hammer Strike Fleet. This training center has grown to encompass training for all Emperor's Hammer members across each of its component Groups. Here you will find all of the courses you will need to improve your skills or to fulfill any requirements for advancement. Basic Training, History, Cultures, Communications, Programming/Web Development and Command Level courses for all members are available.

The Imperial University hosts many courses and contains seperate academies that provide instruction on gaming, technical and general courses, and certifications that apply to all Emperor's Hammer members. Group themed courses can be found in the respective academies.

The Imperial University is under the direct management of the Emperor's Hammer Training Office, headed by the Training Officer (TO). Currently, the Training Officer is RA Sylas Pitt.

Imperial University Academies

Imperial Weapons and Tactics School (IWATS) logo

The Imperial Weapons and Tactics School (IWATS) is the premiere starfighter pilot training institution for the Emperor's Hammer Strike Fleet, and is operated by the TIE Corps. IWATS classes are held on Sif in the Phare System and conduct starfighter training exercises near Baldyr, a moon of Ullyr, as well as on the Modified Platform Daedalus and on capital ships throughout the fleet. There are multiple courses available for EH members to take including Fighter Identification, X-Wing vs TIE Fighter tactics, EH singleplayer mission design, as well as technology courses. The courses included in the IWATS training program are highly recommended for all EH members. Also note that successful completion of the TIE Corps Core training is required for rank advancement within the TIE Corps.

Shadow Academy (SA) logo

The Shadow Academy seeks to train young Dark Jedi in the ways of the Dark Side of the Force. The Shadow Academy, located on Aurora Prime, is the primary training facility for new members of the Brotherhood of the Dark Jedi. At the Shadow Academy, Apprentices through Grand Masters will find what they seek to gain power and knowledge in the ways of the Dark Side.

The Carrida Stormtrooper Military Academy is operated under the auspices of the Hammer's Fist Elite Stormtrooper Legion. It provides basic and specialized stormtrooper and ground tactics training to all ground elements of the Emperor's Hammer. Located on Carrida II on the Carrida System, the planet features a diverse range of climates that provide excellent and varied environments ideal for all aspects of Stormtrooper Training. There are also two additional facilities in-system. One is located on a moon orbiting Carrida which has no atmosphere (Gerran), and is used for Zero-G Stormtrooper training. The other is the extreme endurance facility located on a large planet extremely close to the sun (Carrida I).

Course Categories

Academy of Tactics: Intelligence Division

Courses formerly held at the Academy of Tactics on the PLT Stilleto for the Intelligence Division. A student can learn the finer points of Security Techniques, Surveillence, Infiltration, Espionage, and Sabotage in this resurrected category of courses at the Imperial University.


A collection of courses to improve a member's skills at writing and other artistic endeavors.

Basic Training

Basic training for new members. The CORE Exams are located here.

Command and Leadership

Procedures and leadership courses for instuction and advancement in the fleet.


Whether you want to play better or learn to create material for EH games find it here!

Ground Tactics and Certifications

Basic and specialized stormtrooper and ground tactics training for all ground elements of the Emperor's Hammer.


Historical and instructional courses.

Internet Development/Programming


Courses that provide instruction on the territories, systems and planets of the Emperor's Hammer.

War College

For instruction in every type of conflict whether on land, air, sea, or space.

All Courses

From these listings you can access any course and its exam by clicking on its course name. Links to course notes, current graduates, and assigned Professors (PROF) are also available. Active courses with no Professor assigned will be graded directly by the Training Officer.

Name Abbr. Academy # Graduates Professor
A-Wing Advanced Knowledge AWAK 20 COL Triji Boliv
Advanced Field Communications Operator CM2 CSMA 14 None
Advanced Multiplayer Tactics AMP IWATS 53 None
Advanced Writing AW 4 None
Airborne Training Course AIR CSMA 22 None
An Introduction to X-Wing Alliance XWAI 109 None
Apprentice Demolitions Technician DT1 CSMA 35 None
Apprentice Sniper Course SN1 CSMA 56 None
Aquatic Assault Stormtrooper Certification SEA CSMA 22 None
Artifacts of the Force AF 11 None
Artillery Basics ARTY1 CSMA 17 None
Assassin Tactics Course - Part 1 AT1 11 MAJ LegionX
Aviation Tactics AT CSMA 16 None
B-Wing Advanced Knowledge BWAK 20 COL Triji Boliv
Basic Argumentation Course ARG/1 2 None
Basic Flight Maneuvers BFM 103 None
Capital Ships for X-Wing Alliance XWAC 81 None
Close Combat Course CC CSMA 30 None
Cold Assault Stormtrooper Certification ST CSMA 33 None
Combat Medic MD1 CSMA 27 None
Combat Operations Exam 2 COE/2 IWATS 11 MAJ LegionX
Computer Basics CBX 723 None
Crazy Tactics that Work CTW 28 None
Crowd Control CRD 25 None
Demolitions Technician DT2 CSMA 20 None
Desert Assault Trooper Certification SD CSMA 22 None
Empire at War EAW 45 MAJ LegionX
Enemy Starfighter Engineering and Technology ESET 25 LC Honsou
English Grammar GMR 17 None
Expert Sniper SN4 CSMA 19 None
Extrajudicial Execution EJE 23 None
Field Communications Operator CM1 CSMA 25 None
Field Tactics Certification FT CSMA 35 None
Forward Air Controller FAC 3 LC Robert Hogan
General Leadership LDR SA 14 None
History of Imperial Intelligence INTEL 32 None
History of the Dark Lords DL 23 None
History of the Galactic Civil War HIST 170 None
History of the Galactic Republic GR 21 MAJ Vapen Vanman
History of the Galaxy Prior to the Republic PRER 23 None
History of the Jedi Order Part 1 JO1 13 None
History of the Mandalorians Part One MAN1 19 MAJ LegionX
History of the Mandalorians Part Two MAN2 12 MAJ LegionX
History of the Royal Guard RG 11 None
HTML: Imperial Internet Communications 1 IIC/1 625 LCM Atashi Rain
HTML: Imperial Internet Communications 2 IIC/2 452 LCM Atashi Rain
Imperial Naval Organization INO 35 None
Imperial Officer Training Course IO CSMA 29 None
Imperial Shield Technician IST 31 LC Honsou
Imperial Starfighter Engineering and Technology ISET 33 LC Honsou
Internet Analysis Course IA 17 LCM Atashi Rain
Jedi Academy Primer JA 3 None
Lightsaber Construction LSC SA 33 COL Aardvark
Lightsaber Techniques LST SA 21 COL Aardvark
Lightsaber: Training Saber TLC SA 19 COL Aardvark
Linux LIN 223 None
Mandalorian Language MANL 4 MAJ LegionX
Military Intelligence Basic Course MI CSMA 17 None
Mission Creation and Beta Testing Standards MCBS IWATS 106 FA Pickled Yoda
Multiplayer 2 MP/2 IWATS 76 None
Naval Stormtrooper Certification SZ CSMA 13 None
Observer SN2 CSMA 43 None
Phase I CORE - Dark Brotherhood C/DB 87 None
Poetry Studies POE 5 None
Radiation Trooper Survival Course SR CSMA 24 None
Scout Trooper Course STC CSMA 18 None
Small Arms SMA CSMA 19 None
Sniper SN3 CSMA 38 None
Squadron Management 5 SM/5 IWATS 75 None
Starfighter Maneuvers SFT 18 None
Starfighter Weapons SFW 61 LC Honsou
Steam Introduction STM 61 None
Superweapons SPW 16 None
Survival, Escape, Resistance and Evasion (SERE) SERE 3 None
Systems: Ghenna GHA 41 None
Systems: Hades HAD 42 None
Systems: Osiris OSS 34 None
Systems: Thor THR 46 None
The Tarkin Doctrine TD 21 None
TIE Corps Core TCCORE IWATS 3237 None
TIE Fighter TIE 42 COL Triji Boliv
TIE Fighter Mission Creation 3 TM/3 IWATS 21 FA Pickled Yoda
TIE Fighter Tactics TT IWATS 583 None
Tragedy Studies TRAG 6 None
Unit Leadership UL 20 None
Urban Operations Certification Course SU 10 None
Vehicle Course - Stage 1 VS1 CSMA 47 None
Vehicle Course - Stage 2 VS2 CSMA 32 None
Vehicle Course - Stage 3 VS3 CSMA 23 None
Vehicle Course - Stage 4 VS4 CSMA 21 None
Wiki Editing for Dummies WIKI IWATS 61 LCM Atashi Rain
Wookiee Studies WKS 31 None
Writing Debriefs WD 4 None
Writing Fundamentals WRF 3 LCM neurotictim
X-Wing Advanced Knowledge Course XWAK 9 COL Triji Boliv
X-Wing Alliance Mission Design XAM IWATS 171 FA Pickled Yoda
X-Wing Mission Design XMD IWATS 23 FA Pickled Yoda
X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter Mission Design 1 XTM/1 IWATS 304 FA Pickled Yoda
X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter Tactics XTT 368 None
XML XML 132 LCM Atashi Rain
Y-Wing Advanced Knowledge Course YWAK 21 COL Triji Boliv
Active Server Pages ASP 146 N/A
Advanced Crypto-Analysis ACA 0 N/A
Alvaak Clan History ALV 2 N/A
AOL Instant Messenger AIM 926 N/A
Arcona Clan History ARC 3 N/A
Aviation Vehicle Specialist Level One AV1 CSMA 1 N/A
Battleteam Leadership BTL SA 6 N/A
BitchX BX 153 N/A
Burnination PYRO 2 N/A
Cannoneer ARTY2 0 N/A
Cascading Style Sheets CSS 48 N/A
Chief Gunner ARTY3 0 N/A
Combat Operations Exam COE IWATS 31 N/A
Corpsman MD2 0 N/A
Crypto-Analysis Course CA 10 N/A
Directorate Core C/DIR 30 N/A
Dreamweaver DW 33 N/A
Eggdrop BOT 90 N/A
Empire at War: Forces of Corruption FOC 0 N/A
Expeditionary Warfare EW 0 N/A
Expert Medic MD3 0 N/A
FileZilla FZ 24 N/A
Flash FLA 234 N/A
Freeworlds FW 145 N/A
Freeworlds Tactics FWT 19 N/A
Graphics GFX 264 N/A
Hand Weapons General Knowledge WPN 312 N/A
Heavy Weapons HW 7 N/A
Heimdall: Basic HML 0 N/A
History of House Qel-Droma HQD 1 N/A
History of Imperial Naval Organization HINO 11 N/A
History of the Krath Order KRATH 1 N/A
History of the Mandalores MAND 0 N/A
House Caliburnus History CAL 2 N/A
HTML: Imperial Internet Communications 3 IIC/3 274 N/A
Imperial Command and Staff College ICSC 1 N/A
Imperial Infantry Officer Advanced Course AINF 0 N/A
Instructor INST 13 N/A
Internet Basics IBX 196 N/A
Interrogation Course INTC 1 N/A
JavaScript JS 111 N/A
Jungle Operations Certification Course SJ 2 N/A
Krath Phase II KRATH/2 16 N/A
Mass Tactics MT 0 N/A
Master Demolitions Technician DT4 CSMA 0 N/A
Master Gunner ARTY4 0 N/A
Master Stormtrooper Certification MSC CSMA 7 N/A
Master/Student Program MSP 1 N/A
Military Intelligence Advanced Course AMI CSMA 1 N/A
mIRC 1 M/1 925 N/A
mIRC 2 M/2 648 N/A
mIRC Scripting MS 43 N/A
Multiplayer 1 MP/1 IWATS 146 N/A
Naval Staff NS 3 N/A
Obelisk Phase II OBELISK 17 N/A
OPTing OPT 8 N/A
Pararescue MD4 0 N/A
Patrol Communicator CM3 0 N/A
Peacekeeping Operations Course PK 0 N/A
RebED R 3 N/A
Rebellion Tactics RT 318 N/A
Report Basics REP 4 N/A
Scholae Palatinae Clan HIstory CSP 1 N/A
Senior Demolitions Technician DT3 CSMA 4 N/A
Sith Phase II SITH 23 N/A
Special Forces Advanced Course SFA 0 N/A
Special Forces Qualification School SF 3 N/A
Specialist Signaller CM4 0 N/A
Squadron Management 1 SM/1 IWATS 26 N/A
Squadron Management 2 SM/2 IWATS 729 N/A
Squadron Management 3 SM/3 IWATS 509 N/A
Squadron Management 4 SM/4 IWATS 56 N/A
Star Conflict SC 50 N/A
Star Wars RPG Character Creation CHAR 2 N/A
Star Wars RPG Stats RPG 6 N/A
Starfighter Weaponry SFWOLD 1 N/A
Stormtrooper Certification S CSMA 98 N/A
SW Galactic Battlegrounds SWGB 76 N/A
SW Galactic Battlegrounds Mission Creation SGBMC 170 N/A
Systems: Ashtar ASH 0 N/A
Systems: Deva DEV 0 N/A
Systems: Frigg FRG 0 N/A
Systems: Lears LRS 0 N/A
Systems: Loki LOK 0 N/A
Systems: Njord NJD 0 N/A
Systems: Sahare SAH 0 N/A
Systems: Sif SIF 0 N/A
Systems: Ullyr ULR 0 N/A
Tactical Staff Course TACS IWATS 29 N/A
Taldryan Clan History TAL 3 N/A
Tarentum Clan History TAR 3 N/A
The Guide to Competitions and Medals of the DB GCM 0 N/A
TIE Fighter Mission Creation 1 TM/1 IWATS 326 N/A
TIE Fighter Mission Creation 2 TM/2 IWATS 10 N/A
Trillian TLN 123 N/A
Visual Basic Script VBS 216 N/A
Wing Management WM 139 N/A
X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter Mission Design 2 XTM/2 IWATS 112 N/A