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Spring Guest Lecture: ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’

On Wednesday evening, the 28th of February 2018, Bruno Vandermeulen (IP Litigation Lawyer, Partner at Bird & Bird) delivered a lecture at Vesalius College entitled ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’. The event was moderated by Stephanie Gardner, Business Law professor at Veco. This dynamic and participative event brought together more than 40 […]


Deputy Director-General in the European Commission, Dr. Katarína Mathernová, gives inaugural lecture at Vesalius College

Dr. Katarína Mathernová, newly appointed professor of International Affairs, gave her inaugural lecture on Monday, 22 January. Mathernová is currently Deputy Director-General in the European Commission’s Directorate-General Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR). In her lecture, Mathernová analysed major trends that have emerged in Europe and its periphery and reflected on how Europe should and […]



Vesalius College hosts SUNY Model EU 2018

Over 130 student delegates from the United States and Europe assembled at Vesalius College from January 10-14 for the SUNY Model EU 2018. SUNY Model EU is a joint activity with the State University of New York (SUNY) system and Vesalius College. It is a simulation of political negotiations at a European Council summit.  This […]


28th Graduation Ceremony 2018

  The 28th Graduation Ceremony will take place on Saturday, 7th of July 2018 at 15.00 in the Aula Qa of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Campus Etterbeek (Brussels). Graduation is an important milestone for students and their families, and Vesalius College is looking forward to this event and share this special moment with our students. If […]


High-Level Lecture: ‘Can UN Peacekeeping adapt to the new Challenges Ahead?’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the High-Level lecture ‘Can UN Peacekeeping adapt to the new Challenges Ahead?’ with Alexander Zuev, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Rule of Law and Security Institutions in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations. Date: Friday, May 4th Time: 17:00-18:00 Place: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels (VeCo 3, […]


European Universities Consortium (EUC) visits Japan

Six universities from the European Universities Consortium (EUC) – Bocconi (Italy), EHL (Switzerland), IE (Spain), Jacobs (Germany), KIT Carl Benz (Germany) and Vesalius (Belgium) – will be visiting Japan in May and organise the information session on Study in Europe in English. This event provides you with the information about why studying in the continental Europe in […]


VeCo’s Open Day – Spring 2018

Another great Open Day took place on Saturday March 24. Prospective students and families had the opportunity to meet the faculty, current students and staff members to learn more about Vesalius College. The day started with a presentation by Dean Koops introducing Vesalius College including outstanding programmes, faculty members, partnerships with other renowned universities, followed […]





VeCo student wins the BAEF fellowship to pursue a Master’s degree in the US and to serve as a Cultural Ambassador

Emiel Haeghebaert, a third-year student at Vesalius, has won the prestigious BAEF (Belgian American Educational Foundation) fellowship to pursue a Master’s degree in the United States. The fellowship is awarded to a small number of exceptional Belgian and U.S. nationals to strengthen transatlantic ties.   Emiel is from Knokke-Heist in Belgium and is studying International Affairs at Vesalius […]


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