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SAVE THE DATE – October 15 (Sat) Open Day

 The next Open Day of Vesalius College will take place on Saturday, 15 October, from 1pm-5pm. Our Open Day provides prospective students the perfect opportunity to learn more about studying at Vesalius College. Students will get a taste of what Vesalius has in store – a challenging educational system, an international student body, preparation for a global […]


Information Session August 30th

On Tuesday August 30th from 4pm to 6pm, Vesalius College will organize a casual information session for prospective students and their families. During this session, you will be able to meet some of Vesalius’ staff and faculty members as well as ask any questions you may have. You’ll be greeted with light snacks and refreshments. […]


New Students Fall 2016

Vesalius College Welcomes its New Students

From August 17th to 19th, all new students were welcomed to Vesalius College with a 3-day Orientation. During these first few days, students were able to get their bearings around campus and get acquainted with some members of faculty, staff and of the student body. The first day of Orientation was wrapped up by the Dean’s reception, […]



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EPSS Lecture: ‘Europe and the Middle East in the aftermath of the Arab Uprising’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the European Peace & Security Studies lecture ‘Europe and the Middle East in the aftermath of the Arab Uprising.’ Date: 13 October (Thu), 2016 Time: 6pm – 7:30pm (followed by a light reception) Place: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels The EPSS Lecture Series 2016 is open to the public […]


Peacebuilding & Peacekeeping event

Kickoff conference for the European Peace & Security Studies Lecture Series ‘Peacebuilding and Peacekeeping: Rethinking Paradigms, Institutional Aspects and Impacts on the Ground’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening guest lecture ‘Peacebuilding and Peacekeeping: Rethinking Paradigms, Institutional Aspects and Impacts on the Ground.’ Date: 14 September (Wed), 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 […]


Peacebuilding Workshop – August 24, 2016

    Date: Wednesday, 24 August, 2016 Time: 13.00h – 17.00h Location: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels Vesalius College and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) are pleased to invite you to a workshop on “Rising Powers and Peacebuilding: Innovative Approaches to Preventing Conflict and Sustaining Peace.” This half- day workshop will disseminate […]


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Meet Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro, a new IA professor at VeCo

With the start of the new academic year, the Vesalius College has welcomed new faculty members! Please meet Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro, Assistant Professor of the International Affairs Department. Dr. Martin de Almagro received her undergraduate triple degree in Applied Languages at the Universidad de Granada (Spain), Université de Provence (France) and John Moores University (UK).  […]


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Vesalius alumnus Christopher Chavez co-writes article in the Harvard Business Review

The Harvard Business Review recently featured a piece co-written by VeCo alumnus Christopher Chavez. The article takes a novel approach to entrepreneurship, likening it to 19th century barn-raising. Read the full article here. Christopher has a BA in International Affairs from Vesalius College (receiving the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize). After graduating from VeCo, he went on to get a master’s degree in International […]


Professor Thomas Renard

Professor Renard publishes an article on terrorism in Le Soir

Prof. Thomas Renard, Adjunct Professor of International Affairs at Vesalius College, published an article on the possibly contagious aspect of terrorism in Le Soir, a major newspaper in Belgium. In addition to being a professor at Vesalius College, Prof. Renard is also a senior research fellow at the Egmont Institute, a think tank in Brussels, and a consultant in […]


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