Spotlight


Dr. Jamie Shea of NATO talks about VeCo’s new Master’s programme

Meet Dr. Jamie Shea, Programme Director of MA in Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies at Vesalius College. Dr. Shea has been working for NATO for 36 years. He currently holds the position as the Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, and since 2010 he has been involved in the International Affairs Department of […]

Amnesty International and Belgian Minister of Interior praise Vesalius College

Vesalius College is known for its unique teaching approach, TPEL (Theory-guided, Practice-Embedded and Experiential Learning). TPEL includes VeCo’s Capstone and Honours Classes and we are extremely proud that Iverna McGowan, Advocacy Director and Head of Amnesty International’s EU Office, and Jan Jambon, Deputy Prime Minister and Belgian Federal Minister of the Interior and Security have recognised and congratulated Vesalius College’s Honours Class projects.

Congratulations Class of 2016!

On May 28 (Sat), Vesalius College celebrated great accomplishments of the Class of 2016!  Although rain and even thunderstorm were forecast, on the day of graduation, everyone saw the sunshine! The ceremony opened to ‘Pomp and Circumstance,’ performed live by the string quartet (Zgazira Ukeyava, Robin van Heghe, Semen Lebedyev, Jolien Deley). This year’s commencement speaker was […]

IA Capstone Final Presentation to the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security

On Thursday, April 28th, the Capstone Class of 2016, International Affairs, was honored to present their final product to their clients, Head of the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security (UNLOPS), Rory Keane, and Carlo Schmid Fellow, Annika Koehnert. The final presentation tied together three months of hard work, which allowed students the opportunity to […]

IA Capstone: Center for Peace and Cooperation’s Update

Center for Peace and Cooperation, one of the two IA Capsone student think tanks at Vesalius College, has successfully organised their conference ‘What we learned from Peacekeeping – First-Hand Accounts’ on April 19. Students invited Ambassador Mohamed Igueh Ofleh, Deputy Representative of the African Union to the Brussels Office, and Ms. Karin Limdal, Strategic Planner at the European External […]

Call for applications: Honours Class 2016 ‘Global Problem Solving and Intergenerational Dialogue’

Vesalius College is thrilled to announce this year’s honours class, which will be launched in cooperation with the Global Economic Symposium (GES). This inter-disciplinary honours class consists of 10 highly motivated and talented students from VeCo’s four departments (Business, Communications, International Affairs, and International & European Law).

IA Capstone Group meets their United Nations ‘Clients’

This year’s International Affairs Capstone Course is organised in cooperation with the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security (UNLOPS) and focuses on how the European Union and United Nations can work better together in order to address major global threats to peace and security.

Call for Applications – Interdisciplinary Project Class on ‘Challenging Extremism’ Spring 2016

Vesalius College is pleased to launch a unique interdisciplinary Project Class, in cooperation with the US State Department, the Belgian Ministry of Interior and EdVentures Partners on ‘Peer 2 Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism.’

Day 2 of SUNY Model EU at VeCo

Day 2 of SUNY Model EU was full of excitements, challenging questions and negotiations.

Day 1 of SUNY Model EU at VeCo

SUNY Model EU 2016 at Vesalius College officially kicked off last night with the Opening Ceremony, which featured a keynote speech by Mr. Robert Farla (Head of Enlargement, Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands) as well as opening addresses from Tom Müller (VeCo student portraying Donald Tusk, Council President), Eva Froneberg (VeCo student portraying Federica Mogherini, High […]