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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 […]

NVAO reaccredits VeCo BAs: “Very strong points and a unique profile in Belgium”

In 2018 in the context of the external quality assurance process, the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO) thoroughly reviewed and assessed the academic quality of Vesalius College’s three Bachelor Programmes in Business Studies, Global Communications and International Affairs. After an extensive external evaluation led by an international panel of leading professors from the University of Cambridge […]

Call for application: SUNY Model EU 2019

Vesalius College is looking for two teams of five talented and ambitious students to partake in the SUNY Model European Union simulation in New York, hosted by the State University of New York and Ithaca College from April 4th-6th, 2019. The Model EU simulation combines over 120 university students from across Europe and the United […]

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 […]

Global Risk Analysis & Crisis Management Executive Course – 6th Edition

The second module of the Executive Training Course in Global Risk Analysis and Crisis Management on ‘Analysing Risk, Preparing for Uncertainty’ took place on Friday, 19 and Saturday, 20 October. The Senior Expert Round-Table on Political and Violent Risks in the Middle East & North Africa regions set the scene with interventions from Riccardo Fabiani, senior analyst […]

VeCo’s Open Day – Fall 2018

Another great Open Day took place on Saturday, October 20. 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 Acting Dean Olesya Tkacheva introducing Vesalius College including outstanding programmes, faculty members, partnerships with other renowned […]

EU Lobbying Course hosts guest lecture by Hans Craen, Vice President of Kellen company

On Friday 19th October 2018, Hans Craen (Vice President of Kellen company) visited Vesalius College. He presented a detailed case study on an industry lobbying strategy and its implementation to VeCo students. This dynamic and participative event was moderated by VeCo Lobbying Professor Rachel Barlow. Along the lecture, he discussed the diversity of approaches to […]

Policy Officer from Transparency International EU, Raphael Kergueno, visits Vesalius College

On Friday 12th October 2018, Raphael Kergueno (Policy Officer from Transparency International EU) delivered a lecture at Vesalius College on ‘Money and Politics in the European Union.’ This dynamic and participative event was moderated by VeCo Lobbying Professor Rachel Barlow. The guest speaker presented on the many topical points including integrity in politics and the […]

Global Risk Analysis & Crisis Management Executive Course – 6th Edition

The sixth edition of the Executive Training in Global Risk Analysis and Crisis Management started on Friday, 5 and Saturday, 6 October with the first module on ‘Understanding Risk, Grasping Uncertainty’. The Executive Training will provide participants with unique insights and fundamental skills required for mastering the field of global risk analysis, early warning and […]

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 […]