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EPSS series lecture: Migration within and from Africa?

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the first lecture of the EPSS series in the 2019-20 academic year. The topic will be ‘Migration within and from Africa?’, brought by Rainer Münz, special adviser on Migration and Demography at the EPSC, the in-house think tank advising the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker. […]

The European Parliament and the governance of AI: challenges and opportunities

Date: Friday 29 November, 15:00-16:30 Venue:  Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels The session will focus on the initiatives of the European Parliament in the development of an EU governance framework on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Special attention will be given to the process that led to the adoption of two own-initiative resolutions and the main […]

VeCo and University of New York join forces once again for Model EU event in January 2020

In January 2020, a delegation of Vesalius College (VeCo) students will participate in the Model EU 2020, a large-scale event organised by the State University of New York (SUNY) and hosted by VeCo in Brussels. During this SUNY Model EU, students and universities will represent country delegations in preparing to attend a European Council Summit. […]

Radio Broadcasting and Podcasting: What’s new?

This module explores the analytical and practical sides to the world of audio news reporting and podcasting in the 21st century. In the module, students will be invited to discuss the implications of self-producing audio pieces/podcasts and producing audio pieces/podcasts within an already existing media infrastructure. What sort of message does a self-produced podcast/audio news […]

Internship & Career Workshop

The Fall 2019 Internship & Career Workshop will take place on Thursday, 17 October from 18:00 – 21:00 at VeCo 2. The workshop will be given by Chantelle Boduel, EU Advocacy Officer at Global Health Advocates (GHA), working on development policies as it relates to health and social rights. Prior to joining GHA, Chantelle worked […]

VUB’s Institute for European Studies and Vesalius College appoint Luc Soete as new Dean

New joint management team gears up for increased international collaboration Effective 1 October 2019, the Institute for European Studies (IES) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vesalius College (VeCo) have appointed Luc Soete as their new Dean. The appointment goes hand in hand with a change of statutes, which are now embedded in the […]

VeCo Study Abroad Department, a delegation of the Vesalius Student Government, Prof. Dr. Frank E. Billingsley and Prof. Dr. Sven Van Kerckhoven, participate in a workshop on ‘Citizenship in Higher Education’

On September 10 and 11, Vesalius College in collaboration with the University of Bath organized a workshop on ‘Citizenship in Higher Education’ at the Bristol & Bath Brussels Office. The workshop opened a dialogue on the sociocultural narratives of student engagement, diversity and inclusivity. Participants also addressed the problems of harassment, abuse and hate crime […]

Welcome to Vesalius College – Fall Orientation 2019

The fall 2019 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 […]

Surprise US partner university ‘reunion’ at VeCo

Two study abroad-students from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, were surprised to be reunited with a Creighton alumna during their semester at Vesalius College in, Brussels: Vesalius College Business Law professor Stephanie Gardner. Read the full story here.

Prof. Sgueo gives a TEDx talk about “Gamification”

Dr. Gianluca Sgueo, Adjunct Professor of Global Communication at Vesalius College, spoke at a TEDx event about Gamification. In business, companies use gamification as a marketing tool to attract customers, while government and non-governmental organizations deploy it to connect citizens and public powers. A gamified government may facilitate and engage citizens in the policy-making process, yet it […]