International Affairs


Dean Koops briefs EU Ambassadors on Future of Global Governance

On 1st September 2017, Joachim Koops (Dean of Vesalius College and Professor of International Affairs), was invited by the Head of the Division of Multilateralism and Global Issues of the European Union External Action Service (EEAS) to give a talk to EU Ambassadors and Heads of Delegations on the future of Global Governance. Chaired by […]

Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize 2017 – 2018

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize for the 2017-2018 academic year. This prize is awarded to one student for the best Honours Essay (at least A-), and is for €250. All students who submit an Honours Essay this academic year are automatically in the running to win the award. No formal application […]

Welcome to Vesalius College – Fall Orientation 2017

The fall semester kicked off with the 3-day orientation, welcoming students from all around the world! Over the orientation week, students got acquainted with all that VeCo has to offer while making new friends and settling into their new community, new city and/or new country! Good luck, and enjoy your VeCo experience! Please click the picture […]

VeCo Prof. Dr. Munira Aminova presents a paper in the United Nations Public Service Forum 2017

Dr. Munira Aminova has presented a paper in the United Nations Public Service Forum 2017 in The Hague. In her presentation she talked about Environmental Sustainability and Reaching the Most Vulnerable focusing on cross-sectoral and cross-boundary cooperation; multi-stakeholder and regional coordination approaches as well as policy coherence and consistency across riparian countries on the issue […]

VeCo Prof. Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro publishes a new paper on gender justice

Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro’s paper entitled ‘Transitional Justice and Women, Peace and Security: A critical Reading of the EU Framework’ has been published on the website of The London School of Economics. In this paper, Dr. Almagro presents an overview of the EU Policy Framework on support to transitional justice and her understanding of […]

VeCo Prof. Dr. Tongfi Kim publishes an opinion piece on The Diplomat

Dr. Tongfi Kim, Assistant Professor of International Affairs, has shared his opinion via his article ‘Asia’s Minilateral Moment’ on The Diplomat. In this article, he talks about how Asian states are planning to strengthen cooperation between each other after the 2017 US Presidential election. To read the article, please click HERE.

Dr. Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College talks on the Finnish national broadcaster YLE

Dr. Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, has been interviewed by the Finnish national broadcaster YLE on Trump’s visit to Brussels and the future of European Defence. To read the article (In Finnish), please click HERE.

Vesalius College hosts the launch of the Global Peace Index 2017 in Brussels

On Monday, June 12, Vesalius College hosted the launch of the Global Peace Index (GPI) 2017. This was an event co-organised with leading institutes and important think tanks, such as the Institute for Economics and Peace, the Royal Military Academy, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europe, Search For Common Ground and the Global Governance Institute. Over the […]

VeCo co-hosts the launch of the Global Peace Index 2017

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the official launch of the Global Peace index 2017 (GPI), hosted by VeCo in cooperation with leading institutes and think tanks such as the Institute for Economics and Peace, Royal Military Academy, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europe, Search For Common Ground and the Global Governance Institute.   About the Global Peace Index The […]

VeCo Professor Dr. Van Kerckhoven publishes a reflection on the EU-G7 relation in the age of anti-globalization

Prof. Dr. Sven Van Kerckhoven has co-authored (with Prof. Dr. Jan Wouters, KULeuven) a short reflection on the relation between the EU and the G7 in the age of Trump and Brexit. The reflection is part of a book that has been published in preparation of the G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy, last week. The […]