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VeCo Journalism class attends EU Foreign Correspondents briefing at Residence Palace

On the 25th of September, Journalism students attended the briefing for newly arrived correspondents in Brussels organised by Journalists at your Service. Chief spokesperson briefed them on media practices and procedures in Brussels institutions like the European Council, NATO and the European Parliament, thereby giving an insider’s view on the practice, specifically focusing on access to […]

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VeCo Student Brett Manzer publishes in Journal of Undergraduate International Studies

VeCo student Brett Manzer (International Affairs, 2015) had her article ‘From Shout to Whisper: The Evolving Role of the French Language in Contemporary Parti Québécois Support’ published in the Spring edition of the Journal of Undergraduate International Studies (JUIS). JUIS comes out twice a year via the University of Wisconsin-Madison and seeks ‘best undergraduate work […]

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Dean Koops speaks at Georgetown University’s Workshop on Peacekeeping

On 8 September 2015, Professor Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, spoke at a workshop on “A Western Return to UN Peacekeeping?”, organised by the Department of Government of Georgetown University. Chaired by Professor Lise M. Howard (Associate Professor, Georgetown University) with the participation of Alexandra Novesseloff (French Ministry of Defence) and Paul D. Williams […]

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VeCo Dean & Obama’s Senior Advisor discuss Future of Peacekeeping

On 10 September 2015, Professor Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College and Alison Giffen, Senior Advisor to US President Barack Obama on Peacekeeping issues, discussed the future of UN peacekeeping in a round-table discussion in Washington D.C. Organised by the Stimson Center (a Washington based think tank focusing on global security policies), the event focused […]


Honours Class: ‘’ won the ticket to Kiel!

On Friday 25 September, two groups of VeCo’s Honours class presented their final products and a short video to the selection committee, consisting of Dr. Willi Scholz, Global Economic Symposium and the Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, and Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, and the initiator of the Annual Honours Class. Throughout the Spring and […]


Great Design Wanted!

We have seen Gianni Versace, Guccio Gucci, Giorgio Armani, Tom Ford, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Coco Chanel and the list goes on… Do YOU have what it takes to be the new VeCo designer? We want YOU to design our Vesalius College T-shirts/sweaters. Send in your designs to Vesalius Student Government at The competition […]

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EPSS Lecture: ‘The IMF in the World Economy’

As the second lecture of the EPSS lecture series on 23 September, Dr. Jeffrey Franks of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed ‘The IMF in the World Economy.’ Dr. Franks provided an overview of the creation of the IMF, its initial function alongside the World Bank and WTO (formerly the GATT), and its newfound role in […]


VeCo Alumni Networking Event

On Saturday 26 September, 40 people happily joined the VeCo Alumni Networking event at A-Loft Hotel Brussels. Alumni, Faculty and VeCo staff enjoyed drinks and networking games while catching up with their old friends/professors and meeting new VeCo friends. It was great to see Alumni from years 1996 to 2015, and we look forward to the […]

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VeCo Honours Class, final presentation – TOMORROW!

Come and join us to watch the final presentations of this year’s VeCo Honours Class! Under the supervision of Dr. Willi Scholz, 11 students from Vesalius College were divided into 2 groups. Both groups have been working  throughout the summer, in cooperation with the Global Economic Symposium, to come up with an actionable proposal that addresses some of […]

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