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Alumni Event in BXL

What a fun evening it was! Over 50 alumni, professors and staff gathered for this alumni networking drink event which took place at the Martin’s Hotel Brussels on Friday, October 21. VeCo alumni enjoyed seeing their old friends (some had not seen each other for a long time), but also meeting new VeCo friends regardless of the class […]


Open Day – Prospective students meet VeCo

Vesalius College’s Fall Open Day took place on October 15 (Sat). More than 50 prospective students and their families met the professors, students, staff, and alumni and learned more about the Bachelor’s programmes at VeCo, Study Abroad as well as Internship opportunities, and why VeCo is the right place for the international-minded students. Please click the picture below to see the […]

Evening Lecture on Copyright in the Era of Big Data

On Monday October 24th from 18:00 to 19:30, Professor Michael Madison, Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Innovation Practice Institute at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, will give a lecture on ‘Copyright in the Era of Big Data.’ This event is organized by The Centre for Literary and Intermedial Crossings, the Institute […]

Dr. Svitlana Kobzar speaks at Xiangshan Forum

Dr. Svitlana Kobzar speaks at Xiangshan Forum

Prof. Dr. Svitlana Kobzar spoke at the 7th Xiangshan Forum in Beijing China. The forum took place from October 10-12 and focused on the theme: ‘Build a New Type of International Relations through Security Dialogue and Cooperation.’ Dr. Kobzar gave a speech as part of Panel 2 on ‘Global Governance: Security Implications of Globalization and De-globalization.’ […]

Linda Slapakova at EYE Hearings

A Vesalius student speaks at the European Parliament

On Oct. 11th Linda Slapakova, a third-year International Affairs student, spoke at the European Youth Hearings at the European Parliament in Brussels. The European Youth Hearings are organized as a follow-up to the European Youth Event (EYE) which gathered more than 6 000 young people, including a Vesalius College delegation, at the European Parliament of Strasbourg this summer. Linda presented […]

Midterms Party 7

Student government organises midterms party

On Friday October 7th, the Vesalius Student Government (VSG) hosted a party to celebrate the end of midterm exams. This year, the party was costume-themed and was held at Smous Bar. To see all the pictures of the party, go to the VSG’s Facebook page.

Dean Joachim Koops

Dean Koops speaks at the Flemish Parliament

Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, spoke at the Policy Seminar on ‘The Future of UN Peacekeeping Operations in a Changing World‘ which took place at the Flemish Parliament, Brussels, on September 26th. The event had as its main aim to discuss recommendations made by the High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations (HIPPO) in the summer of […]

Mr Geoffrey Harris Evening Lecture

Former Deputy Head of the European Parliament’s Liaison Office with the U.S. Congress Speaks at VeCo

On Thursday 22nd of September, Vesalius College hosted an evening lecture given by Mr Geoffrey Harris, former Deputy Head of the European Parliament’s Liaison Office with the U.S. Congress, and Distinguished Teaching Fellow for European Integration and Global Human Rights at Vesalius College. The lecture, which was titled ‘European Integration and Discontents,’ was part of the European Peace and Security […]


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.

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