Call for Applications: Training and Cultural Exchange Week on Deepening EU-Gulf Relations

Vesalius College is pleased to announce five placements for outstanding and highly-motivated students to participate in a unique inter-cultural educational experience in the framework of the international research project “Deepening European Union-Gulf Cooperation Council Relations”, conducted with the support of the European Commission. The training week (to be held in Brussels from 9 – 13 […]

Prof Joachim Koops Awarded LISBOAN Award for IA Capstone

On Friday, 7 June, Prof Joachim Koops, along with three students, accepted the LISBOAN Award for Outstanding Teaching for the International Affairs capstone course, “From Theory to Policy-Oriented Analysis and Advice”. The annual award, organised by the international LISBOAN network of 63 Universities and research institutes devoted to European studies (including the University of Cambridge, Sciences […]

VeCo Pays Tribute to Retiring Professors Costa and Gassler

The end of the 2012-2013 academic year marked the retirement of two long-standing professors of Vesalius College. Prof. Patricia Costa and Prof. Scott Gassler were both instrumental in shaping the College. Dr Gassler arrived in 1990 and taught a whole array of required and elective economics courses. At various times during his career, he chaired both […]

Spring 2013 Grades

Vesalius degree-seeking students: You may check your grades as of 10:00 on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at the following web address using your user ID and pincode as stated on the studentcard. If you forget your personal username and/or pincode (as stated on the student ID card), please contact Chris. However, if you are on the […]

25th Anniversary Events

From 3-4 May 2013, Vesalius College celebrated its 25th anniversary with 25 hours of events. These included: The 25h Charity Run, which supported the World Food Programme and local charities the Jane Goodall Institute Belgium, Serve the City Brussels and the Giraffe Project. A Film Festival organised by the Communications department, which featured VeCo-produced films […]

Prof. Terzis conducts study on impact of crisis on civil society organisations for EESC

Prof. Dr. Georgios Terzis, Associate Professor and head of Vesalius College’s Communications department, recently conducted a study for the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on the “Impact of the Crisis on Civil Society Organisations”, along with Prof. Dr. Jamal Shahin and Prof. Dr. Alison Woodward of the Institute for European Studies. To view the […]

IA Capstone Course 2013: Advising the EU on its New Strategy towards the Post-Arab Spring Maghreb

The 2013 Spring Semester saw the launch of the new annual VeCo Capstone Course “From Theory to Policy-oriented Analysis and Advice”. This senior seminar provides IA students in their final year an opportunity to draw on all their acquired knowledge of their 3 years undergraduate studies in order to apply it to a high-level, real-life […]

VeCo News Spring 2013

The Spring 2013 issue of the Vesalius College Quarterly Newsletter is now online! In this issue: Academic Excellence Scholarship Fund Bringing Brussels to the Classroom Executive Course in Global Risk Analysis & Crisis Management: Don’t Miss the Early-bird Deadline! 20 VeCo Students Graduate in December 2012 A warm welcome to our new staff members Students Keeping […]

UN-EU Cooperation in Peacebuilding

On 25 March 2013, Vesalius College, in cooperation with the Global Governance Institute (GGI) and the Institute for European Studies (IES), held a high-level conference and workshop, entitled “United Nations – EU Cooperation in Peacebuilding”. The event, which was held within the context of Vesalius College’s 25th anniversary, focused on the current state of – […]

Vesalius College to Host UN – EU Cooperation in Peacebuilding: Press release

Brussels, March 2013: On 25 March 2013, Vesalius College, in cooperation with the Global Governance Institute (GGI) and the Institute for European Studies (IES), will hold a high-level conference and workshop, entitled “United Nations – EU Cooperation in Peacebuilding”. Vesalius College is hosting this major one-day event in the context of its 25th-anniversary celebration. It will focus on […]