Faculty


Prof. Van Kerckhoven and Prof. Koops receive prestigious “Rutherford Fellowships”

VeCo professors Sven Van Kerckhoven (Head of the Business & Economics Department) and Professor Koops (Professor of International Affairs and outgoing Dean of Vesalius College) have both been awarded the prestigious “Rutherford Strategic International Fellowship”. Funded by the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy “to attract highly skilled researchers and the best and […]

Prof. Dr. Tongfi Kim takes part in the Transatlantic and Transpacific Alliances conference

On October 24, professor Dr. Tongfi Kim spoke at a conference jointly organised by the Institute for European Studies, the Brookings Institution and the Asian Institute for Policy Studies on the subject of ‘Squaring the deterrence vs engagement puzzle in East Asia and Europe’. Vesalius College professor Dr. Kim was the speaker for the first […]

VeCo Prof. Dr. Billingsley presents a lecture on Organizational Culture and Diversity for Doctors Without Borders

VeCo Prof. Dr. Frank Billingsley was invited to present a lecture on Organizational Culture and Diversity for Médecins sans Frontiers/Doctors without Borders on October 5, 2018. The address was to provide an insightful discussion on how to embrace diversity in an organization. The content was delivered to Human Resources Director from around the world that […]

VeCo Faculty Research & Publications (Fall 2018)

Discover the latest Research & Publications from Vesalius College Faculty! This includes articles, books, appearances and grants on International Affairs, Global Business and Economics, Global Communication and International and European Law.     Articles TITTLE PUBLICATION’S NAME PROFESSOR AUTHOR “A European Perspective on the G20 and the BRICS” International Organizations Research Journal  Prof. Dr. Sven […]

Special Lecture: ‘Europe in the Populist Age: Reflecting on the Vision and Challenges of Europe’s Periphery’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the inaugural lecture of ‘POL324G: International Approaches to State-Building, Reform and Good Governance’ on: ‘Europe in the Populist Age: Reflecting on the Vision and Challenges of Europe’s Periphery’ Speaker: Dr. Katarina Mathernova, LL.M. Deputy Director General of the Directorate General for Neighborhood & Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission […]

Katarína Mathernová (EU) and Jeffrey Franks (IMF) join VeCo’s Teaching Faculty!

Vesalius College is excited to announce the appointment of two outstanding policy-makers of international organisations as new Adjunct Professors in the Departments of Business Studies and International Affairs. Dr. Katarína Mathernová (European Commission) and Dr. Jeffrey Franks (International Monetary Fund) bring their wealth of experience, practical insights, and academic rigour to the College’s undergraduate teaching […]

Prof. Harris speaks at several international conferences

Prof. Geoffrey Harris, Distinguished Teaching Fellow for European Integration and Global Human Rights, participated in several conferences in different countries to present his papers.  September 14th2017: Address to the Senate Presidents’ Forum (US State Legislators) on “Challenges to European Unity”, Prague, Czech Republic September 4-6th 2017:  Is Transatlantic Unity possible without TTIP?               Paper presented to the Annual […]

Dean Koops publishes on UN peacekeeping and EU-NATO Relations

During the last months, Prof. Joachim Koops published the results of a two major research projects on UN peacekeeping as well as on EU-NATO relations and inter-organisational relations in world politics. These publications include the following four peer-reviewed journal articles, one edited volume and two handbooks. Edited Volumes and Handbooks: European Approaches to United Nations Peacekeeping: Towards a Stronger Re-Engagement?, London: Routledge, 2018 […]

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 […]

Dean Koops briefs PSC Ambassadors on the future of Global Governance

On 1st November 2017, Professor Joachim Koops, Dean of Vesalius College, was invited to address the 28 Ambassadors of the Political and Security Committee of the European Union during a lunch-time discussion on the role of the EU’s policy of ‘Effective Multilateralism’ and the future of Global Governance. Organised by the Austrian EU Presidency Team (in […]