International & European Law


Deputy Director-General in the European Commission, Dr. Katarína Mathernová, gives inaugural lecture at Vesalius College

Dr. Katarína Mathernová, newly appointed professor of International Affairs, gave her inaugural lecture on Monday, 22 January. Mathernová is currently Deputy Director-General in the European Commission’s Directorate-General Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR). In her lecture, Mathernová analysed major trends that have emerged in Europe and its periphery and reflected on how Europe should and […]

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’ Speaker: Bruno Vandermeulen, IP Litigation Lawyer, Partner at Bird & Bird Date: 28 February (Wed) Time: 18:00 – 20:00 Place: VeCo Room 3, Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels) Attendance is free but registration is required. * This lecture is […]

Stephanie Gardner J.D. gives a lecture at ESCA School of Management, Casablanca Morocco

Dr. Stephanie Gardner was invited to deliver a 4-day lecture series on the topic of ‘The Legal Environment of International Business’ at ESCA École de Management in Casablanca, Morocco.  Maintaining its position as No. 1 Business School in Morocco and first in French-speaking Africa, ESCA appears at the top of the international rankings of business […]

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 Series: ‘Human Rights in Inhumane Times’

On 23 November, Vesalius College hosted guest speaker Mr. Luc Dockendorf, Desk officer for Human Rights and International Organisations, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg, for the third installment of the EPSS Lecture Series. The lecture began on a heavy note as Mr. Dockendorf reflected on his time in Brussels during the 2016 […]

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 […]

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

The second lecture from this year’s EPSS lecture series took place on 19 October at Vesalius College. Mr. Ludovico Carlino, Senior Analyst on Middle East & North Africa at IHS Jane’s Markit, spoke about ‘Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the Yemen Crisis.’ Mr. Carlino first described the current conflict engulfing Yemen, and then defined […]

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 […]

VeCo Prof. Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro publishes a new paper on gender justice

Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro’s paper entitled ‘Transitional Justice and Women, Peace and Security: A critical Reading of the EU Framework’ has been published on the website of The London School of Economics. In this paper, Dr. Almagro presents an overview of the EU Policy Framework on support to transitional justice and her understanding of […]

VeCo Student Stephan Bergmann Johansen has been selected for the Fulbright Summer Institute

International and European Law student Stephan Bergmann Johansen has been selected to participate in ‘The Study of the U.S. Institute for European Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship’ which will take place in Tennessee and Washington DC this summer. Stephan, together with another Norwegian student, will represent Fulbright’s Norwegian branch at the institute. The programme will […]