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Vesalius College Ready to Celebrate 25 years of Academic Excellence: Press release

Brussels, September 2012: On 15 September 2012, Vesalius College will officially inaugurate its 25th anniversary year by celebrating the Dies Natalis. In 1987, Vesalius College (VeCo) opened its doors as an exciting new English-speaking undergraduate institution, run by a Dutch-speaking university,the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), with Boston University (BU) as a founding partner. VeCo quickly established its academic and […]

Vesalius College Brussels Launches Academic Excellence Scholarship Fund: Press release

Brussels, February 2013: Vesalius College is excited to announce the launch of the Academic Excellence Scholarship Fund. This fund will award scholarships to students who have outstanding academic records in secondary school and whose extra-curricular achievements show evidence of leadership in today’s global society. Other factors include letters of recommendation from their secondary school and (in certain cases) standardised […]

The Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Fall 2012

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Fall 2012. The scholarship is awarded to one student, each semester, and is for €900. To be eligible, you must be a 3rd year student with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8, preference will be given to students in financial difficulty. […]

The Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize for Spring 2013

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize, effective Spring 2013. The prize is awarded to one student each academic year, for the best Honours Essay (at least A-) and is for €250. The winner will be decided by a jury composed of Dean, Associate Dean and Heads of Department.  

Prof. Koops and Prof. Terzis lead project on EU-Gulf Relations

Professor Joachim Koops (Assistant Professor of Political Science & Head of International Affairs Department) and Professor Georgios Terzis (Associate Professor of Communications) have received a major grant from the European Commission for a two-year project on “Deepening European Union-Gulf Cooperation Council Relations”. The project includes a major seminar on Global Governance in Qatar in Spring […]

Prof. Koops at UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations

Joachim Koops, Assistant Professor of Political Science and Head of the International Affairs Department, was appointed as an Advisor to the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO). From May until June 2012, he served at the DPKO’s Liaison Office in Brussels (UN Liaison Office for Peace and Security), advising the Head of Office on […]

VeCo Politics Professor to Johns Hopkins in Washington

Dr. Dominik Tolksdorf, Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Vesalius College, has been selected as a fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington where he will conduct research on the project ‘EU-US cooperation in supporting constitutional reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina’. Furthermore, Dominik was awarded a […]

“The 18th Century Road Warrior: Life on the Road as seen in American Travel Accounts in France, 1780-1815” by Professor Dr William L. Chew III

On June 14, 2012, Professor Dr William L. Chew III presented “The 18th Century Road Warrior: Life on the Road as seen in American Travel Accounts in France, 1780-1815” at the Colloque International Routes Touristiques et Itinéraires Culturels, Entre Mémoire et Développement. U Laval/UNESCO; Québec, Canada.   Abstract: The 18th Century Road Warrior: Life on […]

Vesalius College “best Option in Belgium for American Students”

An interesting article about studying in Flanders, Belgium in the Gazette van Detroit. VeCo is mentioned as the best option for American students.

Workshop on Lessons Learned from Libya

In April 2012, Prof. Joachim Koops organised a workshop on ‘Responsibility to Protect, Responsibility to Rebuild: Lessons from Libya’. If you didn’t have the opportunity to attend, we invite you tot read the blog on ISIS website.