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VeCo welcomes new students – Orientation Fall 2015

Fall 2015 has started with 172 new students coming from all over the world! During the orientations, students gathered the information and tips about their classes, living in Brussels, internship programme, etc. Good luck, and enjoy your VeCo experiences! Click the images below to view photos of the orientation Fall 2015.        


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EPSS Lecture: The Congress of Vienna & Its Impact on the International System

This academic year’s first EPSS lecture will be on: ‘The Congress of Vienna & Its Impact on the International System: A Mixed Legacy.’ Attendance is free (this lecture is also open to the public) but registration is required. Please click here to register.     <About a Speaker> Prof. Dr. Michael Palo Associate Professor of […]


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BA in International & European Law – New in Fall 2015!

For those in legal circles, it’s no secret: the legal profession is changing. The role of the traditional lawyer is evolving, due in large part, to the internet. Online legal forms and faster, easier research means many firms are outsourcing legal tasks to less costly locations around the globe. Recognising these changes, Vesalius College is […]


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Orientation Fall 2015

Vesalius College Orientation for Fall 2015 takes place on: August 18 (Tue) – August 22 (Sat): CIEE & ISA students August 19 (Wed) – August 22 (Sat): Study Abroad and new Vesalius students  


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Prof. Dr. Chew speaks at the “Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions” Conference

Prof. Dr. William L. Chew III, on 14 July, delivered a paper entitled “John Quincy Adams: American Tourist in Paris, 1815,” at the “Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions” conference, organized by the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham and the Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy, University […]


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New e-Exchange Programme: “Europe on the Edge”

In Fall 2015, Vesalius College will be offering an innovative e-learning programme, “Europe on the Edge”, where students will be in a virtual classroom with 9 other universities from Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy and Poland. The aim of the programme is to bring together youth from across Europe to discuss and define the kind of […]


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VeCo Honours Class: “Global Problem Solving and Intergenerational Dialogue”

This year’s VeCo Honours Class is organised in cooperation with the ZBW – Leibniz-Information Centre for Economics and the Global Economic Symposium (GES) – a premiere annual gathering of high-level policy-makers, business leaders and academics. The aim of the class is to prepare a policy-oriented proposal on how to solve core global challenges. Back in […]


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Prof. Dr. Chew speaks at the 13th International Napoleonic Congress

On 6 July, Prof. Dr .William L. Chew III, as the official Country Host of the International Napoleonic Society, delivered the opening address, in Brussels, for the Society’s annual conference, held this time in Belgium for the Bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo. On July 7, he delivered a paper entitled “An American Diplomat in […]


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Executive Course in Global Risk Analysis & Crisis Management 2015-16

Registration for the Executive Course in Global Risk Analysis & Crisis Management 2015-16 is now open! This course provides participants with unique insights and fundamental skills required for mastering the field of global risk analysis, early warning and the management of major man-made and natural disasters. The programme is taught by renowned senior officials from […]


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Dean Koops publishes his new book “Oxford Handbook of UN Peacekeeping Operations”

Vesalius College’s Dean, Professor Joachim A. Koops, just published his latest edited volume – the Oxford Handbook of United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (Oxford University Press). The 900-pages handbook, co-edited with  Norrie Macqueen (University of St Andrews) Thierry Tardy (EU Institute for Security Studies) and Paul D. Williams (Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University), […]


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