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European Online Course for students and refugees launched

Vesalius College, in cooperation with the educational NGO Sharing Perspectives Foundation, launches an intensive online course on “European Refuge(es): Critical Dialogue on the ‘crisis’ by refugees and non-refugees,” funded by the European Commission. The Sharing Perspectives Foundation is composed of nine European Universities and two European refugee organizations. During the ten-week course 300 participants spread […]


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 […]


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 is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’ Speaker: Bruno Vandermeulen, IP Litigation Lawyer, Partner at Bird & Bird Date: 28 February (Wed) Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Place: VeCo Room 3, Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels) Attendance is free but registration is required. * This lecture is […]


Vesalius College Information Session

Vesalius College welcomes you to a hands-on session about our BA and summer programmes! Vesalius College information session Fake News and Trust in the Media Date and time: Wednesday, 21 February 16:30 – 18:00 Location: Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels During this mini-Open Day, all majors will be represented, and we will host an interactive lecture on Fake News and Trust […]



Dean Koops interviewed by BBC World Service on UN Peacekeeping

Professor Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, was interviewed today by the BBC World Service on the issue of the effectiveness United Nations Peacekeeping. Appearing on the “Newsday” Morning Programme, Dean Koops was asked about his opinion on a recent internal report on UN Peacekeeping that called for a more robust and better equipped approach […]


Save the Date: Next VeCo Open Day – 24 March (Sat)

Join us for the next Open Day on Saturday, 24 March, from 1pm – 5pm! Meet our professors, students, alumni and staff, and learn more about what the College offers! Vesalius College is an accredited higher education institution offering undergraduate, graduate and executive programmes in English to students from over 60 nationalities who strive for […]



Vesalius College Welcomes New Students – Spring Orientation 2018

The spring semester kicked off with a 3-day orientation, welcoming new students from all around the world! Students became acquainted with all the services that VeCo offers while making friends and settling into their new community, city, and country! Good luck and enjoy your time at VeCo! Click the picture below to view the slideshow.


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