European Peace & Security Studies


Vesalius College organises a panel on International Trade and Global Economy at the prestigious European Business Summit

Vesalius College, as knowledge partner to the prestigious European Business Summit 2019 in Brussels, organised a session on international trade called “Towards a More Forceful Trade Strategy in Perplexing Global Economy.” The European Business Summit’s 2019 edition took place on 6th and 7th of May in the Egmont Palace in Brussels. It welcomed 1620 participants, […]

VeCo Prof. Dordelli Rosales comments on Euronews on Venezuela’s crisis

On Monday 2nd May 2019, Dr. Nelson Dordelli Rosales, Vesalius College Head of Law Department, was interviewed by EURONEWS and asked to comment on current Venezuela’s crisis. You can see the interview below:

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Symposium: Call for Papers

Vesalius College, together with major research universities in Flanders, and supported by the FWO, has the pleasure to invite doctoral students to an interdisciplinary doctoral symposium on ‘Democracy, Rule of Law and Human Rights in Europe and the World in Times of Contestation’. The event will take place in Leuven on 20-21 September 2018, and […]

Book presentation: ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within’

On Thursday March 8th 2018, Dr. Anna Matveeva, the author of ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within,’ presented her new book at Vesalius College. The event was moderated by Dr. Vsevolod Samokhvalov, International Affairs professor at VeCo and brought together more than twenty VeCo students and external participants. ABOUT […]

BOOK PRESENTATION: ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to a presentation of ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within’ with author Dr. Anna Matveeva (King’s College London). Date: Thursday, March 8th Time: 18:00-20:00 Place: VeCo 2-3, Vesalius College (Brussels)   ABOUT THE BOOK This is the first book to tell the […]

European Online Course for students and refugees launched

    Vesalius College –in cooperation with the educational NGO ‘Sharing Perspectives Foundation’, nine European Universities and two European refugee organizations- launches an intensive European online course on “European Refuge(es): Critical Dialogue on the ‘crisis’ by refugees and non-refugees”, funded by the European Commission. During ten weeks 300 participants from refugee and non-refugee background across 15 European […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the Yemen Crisis’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the Yemen Crisis’ Speaker: Mr. Ludovico Carlino (Senior Analyst, IHS Jane’s Markit) Date: 19 October (Thu) Time: 18:30 – 20:00 (Light reception to follow) Place: Lisbon Room, Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels)   SPEAKER’S BIO Ludovico […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘EU Counter-terrorism: From the European Arrest Warrant to the Security Union’

This season’s EPSS lecture series commenced with the discussion ‘EU Counter-Terrorism: From the European Arrest Warrant to the Security Union.’ Prof. Dr. Christian Kaunert, Academic Director and Professor of European Politics at the Institute for European Studies, spoke about the terrorist attacks which occurred in Belgium, the United States, London and Paris, and elaborated how the […]

EPSS Lecture: ‘EU Counter-terrorism: from the European Arrest Warrant to the Security Union’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘EU Counter-terrorism: from the European Arrest Warrant to the Security Union’ Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christian Kaunert (IES Academic Director and Professor of European Politics) Date: 5 October (Thu) Time: 18:00 – 19:30 (Light reception to follow) Place: VeCo 2-3 Classroom, Vesalius College (Pleinlaan […]

Dean Koops briefs EU Ambassadors on Future of Global Governance

On 1st September 2017, Joachim Koops (Dean of Vesalius College and Professor of International Affairs), was invited by the Head of the Division of Multilateralism and Global Issues of the European Union External Action Service (EEAS) to give a talk to EU Ambassadors and Heads of Delegations on the future of Global Governance. Chaired by […]