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Amnesty International and Belgian Minister of Interior praise Vesalius College

In her commencement speech at Vesalius College’s Graduation Ceremony 2016, Iverna McGowan (Advocacy Director and Head of Amnesty International’s EU Office) appealed to graduates and faculty to address global injustice and to make a difference in the world. McGowan praised Vesalius College’s Honours Class of 2015 and their project of ‘Btogether’ that sought to address […]

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Dr. Kobzar is interviewed for Ukrainian television

On Saturday September 17th, Professor Dr. Svitlana Kobzar appeared in the evening news of 112, a Ukrainian national TV station. The interview focused on issues linked to higher education in Ukraine. Dr. Kobzar shared her experience of attending universities in the U.S. and the U.K. as well as serving as head of the Department of […]

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Dr. Carta publishes an article on Machiavelli’s The Prince

Prof. Dr. Caterina Carta has published an article entitled ‘Gramsci and The Prince: taking Machiavelli outside the realist courtyard?’ in the Review of International Studies. The article compares and contrasts competing myths of Machiavelli and The Prince and focuses in particular on Carr, Morgenthau and Gramsci’s interpretations of this text. Thus far, Machiavelli’s magnum opus has been linked […]

Dr. Kobzar speaks at Bratislava EU Summit

Dr. Svitlana Kobzar spoke at the Interparliamentary Conference for the Common Foreign and Security Policy & Security and Defence Policy which took place from 2 – 4 of September in Bratislava. This event was organized by the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union in order to inform national and EU Parliamentarians about […]


Join the P2P Challenging Extremism Team

After the great success and achievement of the Vesalius College team for the competition ‘Peer 2 Peer,’  the challenging extremism project organised jointly by the U.S. State Department and Facebook, Vesalius College has decided to compete again and, inspired by the values of our college, we will try to do even better this time. If you want […]

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The Vesalius Student Government creates a website

The 2016 – 2017 Vesalius Student Government (VSG) has created a website to host student news and inform readers about VSG initiatives. The site, called VSGHub, will be updated regularly to let readers know about upcoming academic and extracurricular events as well as the outcomes of VSG meetings and General Assemblies. Browse through VSGHub here.

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Two new Law Professors join VeCo

Vesalius College is proud to welcome Dr. John Heieck and Sheila Wilkinson to the Department of International & European Law. Dr. John Heieck  joins us from the University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies, where he also serves as the Lecturer of Public International Law, International Diplomatic Law, and Fundamentals of Dissertation Research. John holds […]

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Dr. Sarah Léonard joins VeCo as an International Affairs Professor

At the start of this new academic year, Dr. Sarah Léonard joined us from the University of Dundee (Scotland, UK), where she was Senior Lecturer in Politics and Deputy Director of the European Institute for Security and Justice – A Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. Sarah holds a PhD in International Politics from the University […]

22 Sept European Integration

‘European Integration and its Discontents’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening guest lecture ‘European Integration and its Discontents.’ Date: 22 September (Thur), 2016 Time: 6pm – 7:30pm, VeCo Room 3 Location: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels The EPSS Lecture Series 2016 is open to the public and free of charge, but registration is required as seating is […]

15 Sept EU-India-Dialogue

‘EU-India Dialogues on Global Governance & Security’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening guest lecture ‘EU-India Dialogues on Global Governance & Security.’ Date: 15 September (Thur), 2016 Time: 6pm – 7:30pm (followed by a light reception) Location: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels The EPSS Lecture Series 2016 is open to the public and free of charge, but registration […]

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