International Affairs


EPSS Lecture: ‘Human Right in Inhuman Times’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘Human Right in Inhuman Times’ Speaker: Mr. Luc Dockendorf  (Desk officer for Human Rights, International Organisations and Cyber Policy Issue, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg) Date: 23 November (Thu) Time: 18:00 – 19:30 (Light reception to follow) Place: Lisbon Room, Vesalius […]

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

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the official launch of the Global Terrorism index 2017 (GTI), hosted by VeCo in cooperation with leading institutes and think tanks such as the Institute for Economics and Peace, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europe, the Global Governance Institute and the Atlantic Treaty Association.  About the Global Terrorism Index The GTI […]

VeCo’s Open Day – Fall 2017

Another great Open Day took place on Saturday October 21. Prospective students and families had the opportunity to meet the faculty, current students and staff members to learn more about Vesalius College. The day started with a presentation by Dean Koops introducing Vesalius College including outstanding programmes, faculty members, partnerships with other renowned universities, followed […]

EPSS Lecture Series: ‘ Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the Yemen Crisis’

The second lecture from this year’s EPSS lecture series took place on 19 October at Vesalius College. Mr. Ludovico Carlino, Senior Analyst on Middle East & North Africa at IHS Jane’s Markit, spoke about ‘Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the Yemen Crisis.’ Mr. Carlino first described the current conflict engulfing Yemen, and then defined […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘EU Counter-terrorism: From the European Arrest Warrant to the Security Union’

This season’s EPSS lecture series commenced with the discussion ‘EU Counter-Terrorism: From the European Arrest Warrant to the Security Union.’ Prof. Dr. Christian Kaunert, Academic Director and Professor of European Politics at the Institute for European Studies, spoke about the terrorist attacks which occurred in Belgium, the United States, London and Paris, and elaborated how the […]

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 […]