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Prof. Dr. Michel Huysseune participates in a debate on Catalan TV

Prof. Dr. Michel Huysseune (International Affairs professor at VeCo) participated in a debate on the Catalan-EU relations as an expert on the contemporary nationalism in Europe.  The debate was done together with MEP Ivan Stefanec (Slovakia, EPP), and Helena Argerichi Terradas, advisor on constitutional affairs for the EFA group, and broadcast on the Catalan TV channel Avui-TV. Please […]


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Dean Koops gives a training session to EU Diplomats on the EU’s relations with major International Organisations

Prof. Dr. Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, was invited by the European External Action Service (EEAS) to give a training session to mid-career EU Diplomats on the EU’s relations with major International Organisations. The ‘Changing Patterns of Diplomacy’ seminar, whoch took place on Febaruary 5, is part of the catalogue of knowledge-based courses of general interest – and […]


VeCo hosts American Club of Brussels’ Final Friday event

On January 29, Vesalius College hosted Final Friday January Drink, organised by the American Club of Brussels. On the last Friday of each month, the American Club of Brussels holds a reception in a different venue. Both members and newcomers are welcome to this opportunity to meet periodically and network. Faculty, staff, and students of […]


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VeCo Professors participate in prestigious multi-million EU Research Grant on EU Diplomacy

Caterina Carta (Assistant Professor of International Affairs and Associate Dean of Teaching), George Terzis (Associate Professor of Communication Studies and Head of Department) and Joachim Koops (Research Professor for European Foreign and Security Policy and Dean of Vesalius College) and their consortium colleagues at the IES were awarded a 2.4million Euros research grant under the European […]


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VeCo launches new joint ‘EU-EEA Law Summer School’ with Norwegian Partner University

As of summer 2017, Vesalius College and its partner university in Trondheim, Norway (Folkeuniversitetet Midt-Norge – FUMN) will offer a unique and intensive six-weeks summer school in ‘European Union and European Economic Area Law’. Students interested in both European Union law, but also in the legal obligations and frameworks of how non-EU countries that participate […]


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VeCo teams up with Georgetown University

In May 2016, Vesalius College and Georgetown University will co-organize a high-level two-day workshop on ‘Bridging the Gap between Peace and Security Studies: Fostering a Transatlantic Dialogue between Scholars and Practitioners.’ The workshop will bring together professors from Georgetown University and VeCo, senior diplomats, EU, NATO and UN officials as well as leading NGO and […]



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VeCo Honours Class: Tufts Initiative for Leadership and International Perspective (TILIP)

Back in Fall 2015, Vesalius College launched a call for application for the VeCo delegation fellowships for the 2016 Tufts University Initiative for Leadership and International Perspective (TILIP) and its annual EPIIC programme (Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship), and we are happy to announce that the following students have been selected: Eva Froneberg […]


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VeCo invests in four new full-time Assistant Professors

Vesalius College is pleased to announce that the Board of Trustees approved the Management’s Investment Plan, which includes the hiring of four new, internationally recruited full-time Assistant Professors (Business Studies, Communication Studies, International Affairs and Inter-disciplinary Research Methods) in 2016. The four professors will complement the faculty’s existing expertise and will play a crucial role in […]



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