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First-year students kick start their self-development journey with coaching and training experts

Vesalius College has welcomed Mona Shair-Wloch and Martine Alonso Marquis, coaching and training experts of Key2advance. The duo has organised a self-discovery session for first-year VeCo students to start their self-development journey. The day has been filled with self-reflection, personality assessments, and group activities. Students left the workshop with a better understanding of their strengths, […]

VeCo Prof. Dr. Munira Aminova presents a paper in the 30th IPMA World Congress

Dr. Munira Aminova has presented a paper in the 30th IPMA World Congress “Breakthrough Competences for Managing Change” in Astana, Kazakhstan. The conference was organized under auspices of Expo 2017 taking place in Astana this year. Prof Aminova was invited to speak at the panel session on High-Tech Industries. In her speech, she highlighted 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 […]

Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award – Fall 2017

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Fall 2017. The scholarship is awarded to one student, each semester, and is for €1000. To be eligible, you must be a 3rd year student with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8, preference will be given to students in financial difficulty if […]

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. 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.

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 […]

Graduation: Class of 2017

On Saturday, June 3, Vesalius College celebrated its 27th Annual Graduation for the Class of 2017. Students and their families gathered together with VeCo’s professors and staff to honour this important milestone in students’ lives. Many thanks to this year’s commencement speaker, Mr. Sven Gatz, Flemish Minister for Culture, Media, Youth, and Brussels Affairs for […]