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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 is to provide students with the information about studying in Europe in English […]

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Charlotte McDonald-Gibson Presents her New Book ‘Cast Away’ at VeCo

On Monday, 24th April, Charlotte McDonald-Gibson, author of ‘Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe’s Refugee Crisis’ has visited VeCo for a presentation and panel discussion about her book. During the two hours of the event, Charlotte explained her motivations to write ‘Cast Away’ and shared her experiences, challenges, and difficulties along the writing process. […]


VeCo Student Stephan Bergmann Johansen has been selected for the Fulbright Summer Institute

International and European Law student Stephan Bergmann Johansen has been selected to participate in ‘The Study of the U.S. Institute for European Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship’ which will take place in Tennessee and Washington DC this summer. Stephan, together with another Norwegian student, will represent Fulbright’s Norwegian branch at the institute. The programme will […]

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VeCo 30-Year Anniversary BBQ

At the occasion of VeCo’s 30-year anniversary, Vesalius College and the Vesalius Student Government have the pleasure to invite you to VeCo’s 30-year Anniversary BBQ, taking place on Saturday, May 13 from 14:00 onwards at the VUB campus! Join us to celebrate this important milestone for VeCo together with VeCo students, faculty, staff and alumni. […]

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27th Graduation Ceremony 2017

The 27th Graduation Ceremony will take place on Saturday, 3rd of June 2017 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 graduating […]

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Serge Stroobants, IA Professors at VeCo talks to VTM, the major Flemish TV station

Serge Stroobants, Professor of International Affairs at the Vesalius College, has been invited to speak on VTM Nieuws, the major Flemish TV station. He talked about Trump’s decision to attack the air base in Syria. Prof. Stroobants has expressed his opinion and presented a short analysis of the situation stressing the relation between Russia and the United […]

Study Abroad Photographic Competition for Inbound Students

The first edition of ‘Vesalius Thorugh Your Lens’, the Study Abroad photographic competition for inbound students, is already here! Who can apply? All incoming international students studying at Vesalius during the academic year 2016-2017. How to enter? Submit your pictures (max 3) including a creative title, location an brief description via email at by […]


VeCo Professor Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro receives “Best PhD in Belgium” prize

Assistant Professor Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro has been awarded the Xavier Mabille Prize for the best PhD dissertation in Political Science defended in 2015-16 in Belgium. The dissertation, titled “(Un) Globalizing Civil Society: When the Boomerang Rebounds. Transnational Advocacy Networks and Women Groups in post-conflict Burundi and Liberia” was written under the direction of […]

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VeCo students go to NY – Model EU

Six students from Vesalius College are now participating in the Model European Union, which is organised by the State University of New York, taking place from March 30 till April 2. Students representing VeCo this year are: Linda Slapakova (IA) Emiel Haeghebaert (IA) Stephan Johansen (LAW) Justyna Hinz (IA) Dieter Strohbands (IA) Ivan Mannino (BUS) Dr. Dario Cristiani is accompanying the delegation […]

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