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 […]

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 […]

EU Lobbying expert, Hans Craen, gives a guest lecture at Vesalius College

On September 29th, Hans Craen visited Vesalius College to give a guest lecture to Dr. Barlow’s EU Lobbying course. Mr. Craen is Vice President at Kellen, and lobbies for industry associations. He has built extensive expertise in assisting industry associations in the fields of environmental protection and waste management. Mr. Craen’s lecture centered around an overview of a […]

EU Lobbying Course hosts guest lecture by Marc Taquet-Graziani and organizes visit to European Parlamentarium Museum

Marc Taquet-Graziani, from the Secretariat General of the European Commission, gave a lecture at Vesalius College on lobbying in the EU. During the lecture, Mr. Taquet-Graziani spoke about the history of the EU and why is still relevant today, particularly in the current context of terrorism, migration, and Brexit.  President Juncker’s recent presentation on the […]

Book Presentation & Panel Discussion with Charlotte McDonald-Gibson, author of ‘Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe’s Refugee Crisis’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the book presentation and panel discussion with Charlotte McDonald-Gibson, author of the book ‘Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe’s Refugee Crisis.’ The event is open to students from Vesalius, the Institute for European Studies and the general public and it will be followed by a light […]

Amnesty International and Belgian Minister of Interior praise Vesalius College

Vesalius College is known for its unique teaching approach, TPEL (Theory-guided, Practice-Embedded and Experiential Learning). TPEL includes VeCo’s Capstone and Honours Classes and we are extremely proud that Iverna McGowan, Advocacy Director and Head of Amnesty International’s EU Office, and Jan Jambon, Deputy Prime Minister and Belgian Federal Minister of the Interior and Security have recognised and congratulated Vesalius College’s Honours Class projects.

Join the P2P Challenging Extremism Team

After the great success and achievement of the Vesalius College team for the competition ‘Peer 2 Peer,’  the challenging extremism project organised jointly by the U.S. State Department and Facebook, Vesalius College has decided to compete again and, inspired by the values of our college, we will try to do even better this time. If you want […]