International & European Law


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 countries […]

Guest Lecture: ‘Understanding your (future) organisation’s CyberSecurity needs’

Vesalius Colleges is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘Understanding your (future) organisation’s CyberSecurity needs” Speaker: Erik R. Van Zuuren, Founder TrustCore.EU, (Adv) Board Member EEMA-TDL, Advisor&ProgMngr wrt ITGov-TrustServices-EA-CyberSec Date: 13 March (Mon) Time: 18:00 – 19:30 Place: VeCo Room 3, Vesalius College (Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels) <Speaker’s bio> Erik has many […]

Prof. Horst Fischer joins Vesalius College as Distinguished Professor of International Law

Vesalius College is pleased to announce that Professor Horst Fischer joined Vesalius College in the Spring Semester as Distinguished Professor of International Law. Prof. Fischer is an internationally renowned expert on International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights, Disaster Response Law and European Affairs. He had an extensive career as an academic, practitioner and advisor. Joachim Koops, […]

Guest Lecture: “Introduction to Competition Law”

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening lecture on: ‘Introduction to Competition Law’ Speaker: Jean-Michel Coumes (Councel, Hogan Lowells International) Date: 29 March (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 also open to the public. To register, please […]

Spring Guest Lecture: ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’

On Wednesday the 15th of February 2017, Bruno Vandermeulen (IP Litigation Lawyer, Partner at Bird & Bird) gave a lecture at Vesalius College entitled ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’. The dynamic and participative event brought together around 30 students. Mr. Vandermeulen began the lecture with an explanation of the different types of Intellectual […]

Spring Guest Lecture: ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’

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: 15 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 also […]

Amnesty International and Belgian Minister of Interior praise Vesalius College

Vesalius College is known for its unique teaching approach, TPEL (Theory-guided, Practice-Embedded and Experiential Learning). TPEL includes VeCo’s Capstone and Honours Classes and we are extremely proud that Iverna McGowan, Advocacy Director and Head of Amnesty International’s EU Office, and Jan Jambon, Deputy Prime Minister and Belgian Federal Minister of the Interior and Security have recognised and congratulated Vesalius College’s Honours Class projects.

Join the P2P Challenging Extremism Team

After the great success and achievement of the Vesalius College team for the competition ‘Peer 2 Peer,’  the challenging extremism project organised jointly by the U.S. State Department and Facebook, Vesalius College has decided to compete again and, inspired by the values of our college, we will try to do even better this time. If you want […]

Two new Law Professors join VeCo

Vesalius College is proud to welcome Dr. John Heieck and Sheila Wilkinson to the Department of International & European Law. Dr. John Heieck  joins us from the University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies, where he also serves as the Lecturer of Public International Law, International Diplomatic Law, and Fundamentals of Dissertation Research. John holds […]

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. […]