Call for applications: Honours Class 2016 ‘Global Problem Solving and Intergenerational Dialogue’

Vesalius College is thrilled to announce this year’s honours class, which will be launched in cooperation with the Global Economic Symposium (GES). This inter-disciplinary honours class consists of 10 highly motivated and talented students from VeCo’s four departments (Business, Communications, International Affairs, and International & European Law).

Bogaerts International School visits Vesalius College

On April 15, a group of students from Bogaerts International School visited Vesalius College to experience ‘Student-for-a-day.’ They took a short version of the following classes taught by our professors: Economics Organisational Behavior Communications Law International Business International Relations Finance It was a full-day programme, but students enjoyed the experience to learn what it is like […]

VeCo alumnus Evan Lamos (Class of 2009) talks about his experience on the BXL Metro with MSNBC, USA

Evan Lamos, VeCo alumnus from the Class of 2009, shared his experience on the metro attack with MSNBC. Evan, who now works as a journalist in Brussels, was on his way to work when the metro bombing took place. In a video shot by himself with his phone, you can see how people evacuated and walked to […]

CMM Capstone: Guest Lecture on Media in Africa

On March 17, the Communications Capstone was pleased to welcome Mr. Ernest Sagaga of the International Federation of Journalists in Africa. As an African journalist himself with vast international experience, Mr. Sagaga presented particular themes such as the African media landscape, current political circumstances and journalists safety. Students had the pleasure to discuss and question […]

CMM Capstone: Guest Lecture on International Broadcasting in Africa

On March 10, the Communications Capstone welcomed Dr. Marie-Soleil Frère, Professor and Director of the Research Centre in Information and Communication at ULB, for a guest lecture on International Broadcasting in Africa in a Time of Change. Dr. Frère provided the Capstone students with an insight into African colonial history and politics and the roles […]

Communication Studies Capstone

The Communication Studies Capstone this year provides a comprehensive review of the global communication landscape as students advice Euronews’ new Pan-African satellite channel Africanews. Students are requested to provide scientific advice to Africanews on the ways its business and marketing plans and journalism practices should be developed. They are also requested to analyse the media […]

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 […]

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 […]

Call for Applications – Interdisciplinary Project Class on ‘Challenging Extremism’ Spring 2016

Vesalius College is pleased to launch a unique interdisciplinary Project Class, in cooperation with the US State Department, the Belgian Ministry of Interior and EdVentures Partners on ‘Peer 2 Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism.’

Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize, effective Spring 2016. The prize is awarded to one student each academic year, for the best Honours Essay (at least A-) and is for €250. Submission for this prize is automatic, no formal application is required. The winner will be decided by a […]