Communication


NVAO reaccredits VeCo BAs: “Very strong points and a unique profile in Belgium”

In 2018 in the context of the external quality assurance process, the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO) thoroughly reviewed and assessed the academic quality of Vesalius College’s three Bachelor Programmes in Business Studies, Global Communications and International Affairs. After an extensive external evaluation led by an international panel of leading professors from the University of Cambridge […]

EU Lobbying Course hosts guest lecture by Hans Craen, Vice President of Kellen company

On Friday 19th October 2018, Hans Craen (Vice President of Kellen company) visited Vesalius College. He presented a detailed case study on an industry lobbying strategy and its implementation to VeCo students. This dynamic and participative event was moderated by VeCo Lobbying Professor Rachel Barlow. Along the lecture, he discussed the diversity of approaches to […]

Policy Officer from Transparency International EU, Raphael Kergueno, visits Vesalius College

On Friday 12th October 2018, Raphael Kergueno (Policy Officer from Transparency International EU) delivered a lecture at Vesalius College on ‘Money and Politics in the European Union.’ This dynamic and participative event was moderated by VeCo Lobbying Professor Rachel Barlow. The guest speaker presented on the many topical points including integrity in politics and the […]

Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize 2018 – 2019

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize for the 2018-2019 academic year. This prize is awarded to one student for the best Honours Essay (at least A-), and is for €250. All students who submit an Honours Essay this academic year are automatically in the running to win the award. No formal application […]

Dr. Sgueo’s new book to be published in summer 2018

Dr. Gianluca Sgueo is currently working on his new book ‘Games, Powers & Publics’, which will be published in June (in English and Italian).  The book aims at exploring the complex and fascinating inter-relation between the exercise of public power and the use of game elements. He will also be teaching the course on this topic […]

Vesalius College hosts SUNY Model EU 2018

Over 130 student delegates from the United States and Europe assembled at Vesalius College from January 10-14 for the SUNY Model EU 2018. SUNY Model EU is a joint activity with the State University of New York (SUNY) system and Vesalius College. It is a simulation of political negotiations at a European Council summit.  This […]

Communication Studies Honours Project 2018: “Journalism for Development: Lorenzo Natali Media Prize”

This year’s Communication Studies Honours Project is organised in cooperation with the European Commission’s Directorate General  International Cooperation and Development. Students who participate in this project will be assisting Professor Terzis who has been awarded by the European Commission the coordination of the preselection of the winners of the Laurenzo Natali Media Prize. Through this […]

Prof. Terzis wins Horizon 2020 Project Funding

2018 is off to an impressive start for Vesalius College!  Communications Professor Georgios Terzis’ proposal for Horizon 2020, RePAST (Revisiting the Past, Anticipating the Future), has been granted € 2.5 million in funding over the next 3 years.  Horizon 2020 is the EU’s largest research and innovation programme, emphasising excellence in science, industrial leadership, and tackling […]

VeCo’s Open Day – Fall 2017

Another great Open Day took place on Saturday October 21. Prospective students and families had the opportunity to meet the faculty, current students and staff members to learn more about Vesalius College. The day started with a presentation by Dean Koops introducing Vesalius College including outstanding programmes, faculty members, partnerships with other renowned universities, followed […]

Dr. Jonas Lefevere, Head of the Global Communications Dept, publishes two new studies

Dr. Jonas Lefevere, Head of the Global Communications Department, has recently published two new studies on political communication. Co-authored with Stefaan Walgrave (Univeristy of Antwerp), the paper entitled ‘Long-term associative issue ownership change: a panel study in Belgium’ has just been published in the Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. In this paper, the authors […]