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 […]

Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award – Fall 2016

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Fall 2016. The scholarship is awarded to one student each semester, and is for €1000. To be eligible, you must be a 3rd year student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8. Preference will be given to students in financial difficulty if applicable. […]

Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize 2016 – 2017

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize for the 2016-2017 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 […]

Two awards available for Vesalius College students

As a school of excellence, Vesalius College continually strives to promote academic rigor within its student body. In order to reward students’ hard work throughout the academic year, the College awards two honorary prizes to dedicated and diligent young scholars. Click on the links below to get informed about eligibility requirements for these two awards. The Andrée Bingen […]

Vesalius College Welcomes its New Students

From August 17th to 19th, all new students were welcomed to Vesalius College with a 3-day Orientation. During these first few days, students were able to get their bearings around campus and get acquainted with some members of faculty, staff and of the student body. The first day of Orientation was wrapped up by the Dean’s reception, […]

VeCo students attend an event at the European Parliament of Strasbourg

This May, a delegation of eight Vesalius students attended the European Youth Event (EYE) at the European Parliament of Strasbourg. This trip was entirely student-run. It was partly funded by the Vesalius Student Government (VSG) and by a potluck fundraiser the students organized a few weeks before their trip. Every two years, the European Parliament […]

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Cosentino writes an article about the communication strategies of Donald Trump

Prof. Dr.Gabriele Cosentino, Adjunct Professor of Communication at Vesalius College, wrote an article on the communication strategies of Donald Trump in L’Espresso, a major national magazine in Italy. To read the article (in Italian), please click here.

CMM Capstone welcomes Ms. Caroline Giraud, Global Forum for Media Development

The Communications Capstone was pleased to welcome Caroline Giraud from the Global Forum for Media Development for a guest lecture on NGO’s and Civil Society in Africa. Ms. Giraud focused on media development in Africa and addressed issues on media systems, NGOs and Civil Society in Africa; other actors and information wars. Students asked questions on […]

Business Capstone Final Presentation

The Business Capstone final project presentation took place on April 28th. The project involved identifying a real-world task in a real-world setting by working with our client Bridgewater Consulting. Bridgewater specializes in the reduction and optimization of non-strategic costs. They work with customers to assist them in decreasing their expenses; they advise them on consumption […]

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Cosentino speaks at a conference in Moscow

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Cosentino, Adjunct Professor of Communication Studies, presented his paper ‘Empowering local identities through global television formats in China and India: a comparative analysis of Super Girl and Indian Idol 3′ at the conference ‘Comparing Media Systems in BRICS Countries: A Review of Conventional Paradigms.’ The conference took place at the Higher School […]