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Follow the team @ Global Economic Symposium in Kiel, Germany!

VeCo’s Honours Class, the team is now at the Global Economic Symposium, which is taking place from 12-14 October in Kiel, Germany! The team is presenting their winning proposal and video that is focused on an interactive website and ‘app’ to connect refugees, migrants and expats to locals in Brussels and offer a wide range of volunteering services […]

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Guest Lecture: ‘Discrimination on the Work Floor’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘Discrimination on Work Floor’ Speaker: Bart Mondelaers, Staff Member, Legal Issues, Interfederal Centre for Equal Opportunities Date: 22 October, 2015 (Thu) Time: 18:00-20:00 Place: Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels) Attendance is free (this lecture is also open to the public) but registration […]

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EPSS Lecture: ‘Role of the World Bank’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the European Peace & Security Studies lecture on: ‘The Role of the World Bank’ Speaker: Guggi Laryea, European Civil Society Advisor & European Parliament Relations Advisor, External and Corporate Relations, World Bank Date: 21 October, 2015 (Wed) Time: 18:00-20:00 Place: Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels) Attendance […]


VeCo on Radio X!

VeCo has been featured on Radio X! Dean Koops, Prof. Billingsley, Coralie Indigne (VeCo CMM student) and Ivan Mannino (VeCo BUS student) shared their VeCo experiences on air! Click here to listen!

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VeCo Journalism class attends EU Foreign Correspondents briefing at Residence Palace

On the 25th of September, Journalism students attended the briefing for newly arrived correspondents in Brussels organised by Journalists at your Service. Chief spokesperson briefed them on media practices and procedures in Brussels institutions like the European Council, NATO and the European Parliament, thereby giving an insider’s view on the practice, specifically focusing on access to […]

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VeCo Student Brett Manzer publishes in Journal of Undergraduate International Studies

VeCo student Brett Manzer (International Affairs, 2015) had her article ‘From Shout to Whisper: The Evolving Role of the French Language in Contemporary Parti Québécois Support’ published in the Spring edition of the Journal of Undergraduate International Studies (JUIS). JUIS comes out twice a year via the University of Wisconsin-Madison and seeks ‘best undergraduate work […]

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Dean Koops speaks at Georgetown University’s Workshop on Peacekeeping

On 8 September 2015, Professor Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, spoke at a workshop on “A Western Return to UN Peacekeeping?”, organised by the Department of Government of Georgetown University. Chaired by Professor Lise M. Howard (Associate Professor, Georgetown University) with the participation of Alexandra Novesseloff (French Ministry of Defence) and Paul D. Williams […]

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VeCo Dean & Obama’s Senior Advisor discuss Future of Peacekeeping

On 10 September 2015, Professor Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College and Alison Giffen, Senior Advisor to US President Barack Obama on Peacekeeping issues, discussed the future of UN peacekeeping in a round-table discussion in Washington D.C. Organised by the Stimson Center (a Washington based think tank focusing on global security policies), the event focused […]


Honours Class: ‘’ won the ticket to Kiel!

On Friday 25 September, two groups of VeCo’s Honours class presented their final products and a short video to the selection committee, consisting of Dr. Willi Scholz, Global Economic Symposium and the Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, and Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, and the initiator of the Annual Honours Class. Throughout the Spring and […]

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