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Dean Koops speaks on Global Economic Governance at the European Parliament

On 12 January, Professor Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, participated in a workshop on “Global Economic Governance: Which Role for the EU?”. Organised by the European Parliament Research Service at the European Parliament, the workshop explored the growing challenges of a changing global economic climate for citizens, the European Union and global governance mechanisms. […]

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Prof. Joachim Koops publishes new Handbook

Professor Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, published a new handbook. The Palgrave Handbook of Inter-organizational Relations in World Politics brings together leading scholars and practitioners in order to map, synthesise and assess key perspectives on cooperation and rivalry between regional and global organisations in world politics. In over 700 pages more than 30 authors […]

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Dr. Stefanie Weil’s new book: ‘Lobbying and Foreign Interests in Chinese Politics’

Dr. Stefanie Weil, Associate Dean,  Assistant Professor and Head of China Relations at the Vesalius College has recently written a book titled ‘Lobbying and Foreign Interests in Chinese Politics’. The book offers a series of original arguments on the relationships that Western interest groups have with the Chinese state. It details their lobbying strategies and the […]

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Welcome to Vesalius College – Spring Orientation 2017!

New year, new start, new challenge! The orientation for the spring semester 2017 was held this week, welcoming students from all around the world. Good luck and enjoy your VeCo experience! Please click the picture below to see the slideshow.

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Prof. Martin de Almagro publishes a new article

Prof. Martin de Almagro, Assistant Professor at Vesalius College, has published an article titled ‘Politicized Discourses: A Reflexive Approach to the Transnational Campaign on Women, Peace and Security and its Local Narratives’. In this article, Prof. Martin de Almagro problematises the research process on the transnational campaign in Burundi and Liberia for the implementation of UNSCR […]


New publication by Dr. Tongfi Kim

Dr. Tongfi Kim, Assistant Professor of the IA Department, has published a new article titled ‘Alliance Obligations in the Disputes in the East and South China Seas.’ Abstract Maritime and territorial disputes in Asia could trigger a military conflict between China and the United States. China has been quarreling with Japan and the Philippines over […]


Meet Dr. Olesya Tkacheva – VeCo’s New Professor for Research Methods

Dr. Olesya Tkacheva will join the Vesalius College faculty in January 2017 as Assistant Professor in Research Methods. Her research has focused on Russia’s foreign policy and the nexus between technology and national security and has combined large-n observational analysis with cutting-edge social media analytics. She has an extensive experience working for the U.S. policy […]


Dr. Alex Wilson organises an academic workshop at the Johns Hopkins University in Bologna

Dr. Alex Wilson, Associate Research Fellow in the Department of International Affairs, recently organised an academic workshop at the Johns Hopkins University in Bologna. The workshop involved presentations and discussions on the book chapters for a prestigious series on Italian Politics, which has been running for over 30 years and whose past editors include many […]


Information Session – November 30th

On Wednesday 30th from 6pm to 8pm, Vesalius College will organise a casual information session for prospective students and their families. During this session, you will be able to meet Vesalius faculty members and ask any questions you may have. Venue: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, Brussels If you would like to join us, please register here. […]

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