International & European Law


Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize 2016 – 2017

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize for the 2016-2017 academic year. This prize is awarded to one student for the best Honours Essay (at least A-), and is for €250. All students who submit an Honours Essay this academic year are automatically in the running to win the award. No formal application […]

Two awards available for Vesalius College students

As a school of excellence, Vesalius College continually strives to promote academic rigor within its student body. In order to reward students’ hard work throughout the academic year, the College awards two honorary prizes to dedicated and diligent young scholars. Click on the links below to get informed about eligibility requirements for these two awards. The Andrée Bingen […]

Vesalius College Welcomes its New Students

From August 17th to 19th, all new students were welcomed to Vesalius College with a 3-day Orientation. During these first few days, students were able to get their bearings around campus and get acquainted with some members of faculty, staff and of the student body. The first day of Orientation was wrapped up by the Dean’s reception, […]

VeCo students attend an event at the European Parliament of Strasbourg

This May, a delegation of eight Vesalius students attended the European Youth Event (EYE) at the European Parliament of Strasbourg. This trip was entirely student-run. It was partly funded by the Vesalius Student Government (VSG) and by a potluck fundraiser the students organized a few weeks before their trip. Every two years, the European Parliament […]

VeCo’s Dept of International & European Law presents Protocol Lecture

On Thursday 28th April, Vesalius College’s Law Department warmly welcomed Mr. Günter Frommelt, Deputy Chief of Protocol for the Principality of Liechtenstein to present his lecture on ‘Protocol and Etiquette: Building a distraction free environment for Diplomacy and Business.’ His lecture focused on the different contexts of diplomatic protocol and etiquette ranging from business, military, […]

Guest Lecture: ‘Protocol and Etiquette’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening guest lecture ‘Protocol and Etiquette: Building a Distraction Free Environment for Diplomacy & Business.’ When: April 28 (Thu): 6pm – 8pm Where: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels (Rome Room) Speaker: Günter Frommelt, Deputy Chief of Protocol for the Government of the Principality of Liechtenstein […]

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 […]

An American Student at Vesalius College tells CBS that this attack won’t sway her to come home

Julia Hildebrand, who is from Roseville, CA and is currently studying International & European Law at Vesalius College, has been interviewed by CBS Sacramento. In her interview, she talked about her experience on the day of the attack, as well as her intention to continue to study in Brussels. Please click here to watch the interview.    

Evening Lecture: ‘Intellectual Property Law – Why It Matters to Business’

On Tuesday March 8, Vesalius College warmly welcomed back Mr. Bruno Vandermeulen, an Intellectual Property litigation lawyer and partner at Bird & Bird Belgium, for a second lecture on ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’ with Prof. Stephanie Gardner, J.D. of the International and European Law Department. The lecture began by providing students and guests a quick recap of […]

VeCo launches new joint ‘EU-EEA Law Summer School’ with Norwegian Partner University

As of summer 2017, Vesalius College and its partner university in Trondheim, Norway (Folkeuniversitetet Midt-Norge – FUMN) will offer a unique and intensive six-weeks summer school in ‘European Union and European Economic Area Law’. Students interested in both European Union law, but also in the legal obligations and frameworks of how non-EU countries that participate […]