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 […]

Welcome to Vesalius College – Fall Orientation 2017

The fall semester kicked off with the 3-day orientation, welcoming students from all around the world! Over the orientation week, students got acquainted with all that VeCo has to offer while making new friends and settling into their new community, new city and/or new country! Good luck, and enjoy your VeCo experience! Please click the picture […]

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 […]

Dr. Jonas Lefevere will join VeCo as Assistant Professor of Communications

Jonas Lefevere will join Vesalius College as an Assistant Professor from January 2017 onwards. Jonas completed his PhD dissertation at the Media, Movements and Politics group (M²P) at the University of Antwerp (, under the supervision of Stefaan Walgrave and Peter van Aelst. After completing his PhD in 2011, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher […]