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EPSS Lecture Series: ‘The Belgian Jihad and Foreign Fighters’

On 30 November, Vesalius College welcomed Mr. Pieter Van Ostaeyen, a leading expert in the field of terrorism studies. Mr. Van Ostaeyen gave the final EPSS Lecture of the year on ‘The Belgian Jihad and Foreign Fighters.’ Mr. Van Ostaeyen spoke about the use of social media by Belgian jihadist groups. The event brought together […]

EPSS Lecture Series: ‘Human Rights in Inhumane Times’

On 23 November, Vesalius College hosted guest speaker Mr. Luc Dockendorf, Desk officer for Human Rights and International Organisations, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg, for the third installment of the EPSS Lecture Series. The lecture began on a heavy note as Mr. Dockendorf reflected on his time in Brussels during the 2016 […]

Vesalius College hosts the Brussels launch of the Global Terrorism Index 2017

On 16 November, Vesalius College in cooperation with the Institute for Economics and Peace, the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Europe, the Global Governance Institute, and the Atlantic Treaty Association launched the Global Terrorism Index 2017 in Brussels. Speakers Mrs. Daniela Irrera (Associate Professor, University of Catania), Mrs. Ramona Manescu (MEP, EPP), and Mr. Daniel Hyslop (Research […]

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 […]

Prof. Dr. Peter McKiernan joins Vesalius College as Distinguished Professor of Business

Vesalius College is pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Peter McKiernan has joined Vesalius College in the Fall Semester as Distinguished Professor of Management in the Department of Business. Prof. Dr. McKiernan is an internationally renowned expert on Management, Strategy and Marketing. He had an extensive career as an academic and practitioner. Currently, he operates […]

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

As part of the curriculum, Vesalius College provides the first-year students a self-discovery and self-development seminar. This year Mona Shair-Wlock and Martine Alonso Marquis, coaching and training experts of Key2advance, organised a full-day session of self-reflection, personality assessments, and group activities. The outcome of the seminar, for students, is to gain a better understanding of […]

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

Dr. Munira Aminova has presented a paper at the 30th IPMA World Congress ‘Breakthrough Competences for Managing Change,’ under the auspices of Expo 2017 which took place in Astana, Kazakhstan. Prof. Aminova spoke at the panel session on High-Tech Industries and highlighted the development of e-government countries and its impact on the legislature, policies and […]

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 […]