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Message for BA students by Dr. Van Kerckhoven, Vice-Dean for Education

                      <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>                           Message for BA students by Vice-Dean for Education from Vesalius […]

Public guest lecture by Mihaela Ionasc, Staff Director for Médecins Sans Frontières’/Doctors without Borders (Amsterdam Operational Centre) – 27 November 2020

Vesalius College presents a guest lecture by Mihaela Ionasc, Staff Director for Médecins Sans Frontières’/Doctors without Borders. Medicins Sans Frontieres works in more than 70 countries. They provide medical humanitarian aid where the needs are greatest, and often go to places where other organizations can’t or won’t operate. MSF assesses the medical needs around the […]

Vesalius College Prof. Giulia Tercovich coordinated the 2020 Model European Union (MEU) in the Republic of Korea

On 30 October the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Korea (ROK) hosted the Model European Union (MEU) 2020, a simulation of the Council of the European Union. The event was co-hosted by the three Jean Monnet EU Centres of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), Yonsei University and of Korea […]

European Commission selects RePAST project as Research and Innovation success story

The European Commission has selected the RePAST project as one out of six success stories of EU social sciences and humanities funded projects. The selection of RePAST reflects the high quality of research work done at Vesalius College and the Institute for European Studies (IES). Prof. George Terzis conducts research for the project on the […]

Proposal for a special issue on: The causes and consequences of European (dis)integration

By Martijn Huysmans (Utrecht University) and Sven Van Kerckhoven (Vesalius College and Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel) The 2016 decision of the United Kingdom to leave the European Union has shed a new light on the process of European integration. Up until this decision, the European Union had only grown in terms of […]

Call for application: SUNY Model EU 2021

Vesalius College is looking for two teams of five talented and ambitious people among its current students to partake in the SUNY Model European Union 2021 simulation. The Model EU simulation combines over 120 university students from across Europe and the United States to discuss and debate relevant European Union issues. Because of the current […]

Online Panel: The World Reacts to the U.S. Election

How does the outcome of the U.S. presidential election affect the world in the coming years? Join us to listen to the experts of U.S. foreign policy in the East Asia, and Europe. Date: 10 November 2020 Time: 13:00-14:00. In order to attend the event, please register here. Agenda: 13:00-13:03: Introduction by Tongfi Kim. 13:03-13:30: Georg […]

VeCo Competition: Predict the outcome of the U.S. presidential election

Form a team of three VeCo students and predict the outcome of the U.S. presidential election in 15 US states and the overall outcome of the election. Submit your prediction and win VeCo merchandise! Who can participate? All Students registered at Vesalius College in Fall 2020 are eligible to form a team of three members […]

Book Launch Guy Burton – 7 October 2020

Date: 7 October 2020 Time: 13:30 – 14:30 In order to attend the Book Launch, please register here. Agenda: 13:30-13:32: Introduction of Guy Burton by Tongfi Kim. 13:32-13:50: Book presentation by Guy Burton 13:50 – 14:20: Q&A Moderated by Tongfi Kim Details about the book: How do aspiring and established rising global powers respond to […]

Vesalius College Prof. Liliana Lizarazo-Rodriguez receives prestigious ERC Starting Grant

European Commission awards €6.3 mil. to research focused on human rights and ecology, imaginary borders in film, photonics and bioarcheology. This year, Vesalius College Adjunct Professor Liliana Lizarazo-Rodriguez, together with three other VUB researchers, received the European Commission’s prestigious European Research Council Starting Grant. Together, the four grants are worth more than €6,3 mil. in […]