Professor Michel Huysseune Interviewed on National TV

On 10 November 2011, International Affairs professor Michel Huysseune was interviewed about the Euro crisis and the political situation in Italy for the programme RTL+ on the French-speaking national television channel RTL TVI. (Copyright RTL, posted with permission) The video (in French) is available here.

Internship at the External Relations and Recruitment Department

The External Relations and Recruitment Department at Vesalius College is seeking a highly motivated intern for a minimum of four months starting in January 2011. If you are interested, please click here for the full job description. To apply for this internship, please send your CV and a cover letter to Willemijn Nieuwenhuys, Director Recruitment […]

NATO’s Intervention in Libya: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead

The Institute for European Studies and Vesalius College of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) have the pleasure of inviting you to the final lecture of the European Peace & Security Studies Lecture Series. JAMES APPATHURAI, NATO’s Deputy Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Security policy will talk on “NATO’s INTERVENTION IN LIBYA: LESSONS LEARNED AND […]

Americans in France during the Revolution and Napoleon

Prof Dr William L. Chew III recently published “Americans in France during the Revolution and Napoleon,” in the Canadian journal “Napoleonic Scholarship” Nr. 4 (Oct 2011): 97-104.  

European Peace and Security Studies – 2011 Lecture Series

Today at 6pm in the Lisbon Room in Pleinlaan 5, Mr Silke Rusch, former Chief of the Security Institutions Unit at BINUCA will hold a lecture entitled “United Nations Security Sector Reform and Peacebuilding Efforts: A View from Practice” For a complete calendar of the lecture series, please click here.  

Think Tank publishes research paper by VeCo Student Marina Lynch

VeCo’s International Affairs Major 3rd Year Marina Lynch has published a research paper on the United Nations’ reform efforts of its agencies that are tasked with the promotion of women rights and gender equality. The Global Governance Institute (GGI), an international Brussels-based think tank, published Marina’s research as a Background paper in its research and […]

Faculty and Students unite for a good Cause

A community team of Vesalius students and faculty participated in the “Race for the Cure” in Antwerp, supporting the efforts of Think Pink for breast cancer awareness and education. Although Sunday morning is a bit early for most, the team members either ran 6km or walked 3km, along with more than 3100 other participants.  Our […]

Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize, effective Fall 2011. The prize is given to one student, each semester, with 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.  

Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship, effective Fall 2011. The scholarship is given 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. For more information, please contact Ms. Louise Bond at […]

Prof. Dr. Koops invited to speak at three Peacekeeping Expert Workshops

On 7th July, Prof. Dr. Koops spoke on ‘New Horizons, Persisting Peacekeeping Problems: Lessons Learned from the UN Standby Arrangement System and the Standby High Readiness Brigade for UN Operations (SHIRBRIG)’, at the Expert Workshop, ‘New Horizons and Old Problems for UN Peacekeeping’, organized for Members of the German Parliament and policy experts by the Friedrich Ebert […]