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Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize 2018 – 2019

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize for the 2018-2019 academic year. This prize is awarded to one student for the best Honours Essay (at least A-), and is for €250. All students who submit an Honours Essay this academic year are automatically in the running to win the award. No formal application […]

Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award – Fall 2018

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Fall 2018. The scholarship is awarded to one student, each semester, and is for €1000. 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 if […]

Welcome to Vesalius College – Fall Orientation 2018

The fall 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 picture […]

Vesalius College is selected as knowledge partner to the prestigious European Business Summit

Vesalius College was selected as knowledge partner to the prestigious European Business Summit, taking place on 23-24 May 2018 at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. The European Business Summit is one of the most prestigious yearly events where business leaders meet with (European) politicians and other experts. This year, the Summit addressed the question on […]

Interdisciplinary Doctoral Symposium: Call for Papers

Vesalius College, together with major research universities in Flanders, and supported by the FWO, has the pleasure to invite doctoral students to an interdisciplinary doctoral symposium on ‘Democracy, Rule of Law and Human Rights in Europe and the World in Times of Contestation’. The event will take place in Leuven on 20-21 September 2018, and […]

VeCo’s Open Day – Spring 2018

Another great Open Day took place on Saturday March 24. Prospective students and families had the opportunity to meet the faculty, current students and staff members to learn more about Vesalius College. The day started with a presentation by Dean Koops introducing Vesalius College including outstanding programmes, faculty members, partnerships with other renowned universities, followed […]

Book presentation: ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within’

On Thursday March 8th 2018, Dr. Anna Matveeva, the author of ‘Through the Time of Troubles: Conflict in Southeastern Ukraine Explained from Within,’ presented her new book at Vesalius College. The event was moderated by Dr. Vsevolod Samokhvalov, International Affairs professor at VeCo and brought together more than twenty VeCo students and external participants. ABOUT […]

Spring Guest Lecture: ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’

On Wednesday evening, the 28th of February 2018, Bruno Vandermeulen (IP Litigation Lawyer, Partner at Bird & Bird) delivered a lecture at Vesalius College entitled ‘Intellectual Property Law: Why It Matters to Business’. The event was moderated by Stephanie Gardner, Business Law professor at Veco. This dynamic and participative event brought together more than 40 […]

Vesalius College Welcomes New Students – Fall Orientation 2018

The fall semester kicked off with a 3-day orientation, welcoming new students from all around the world! Students became acquainted with all the services that VeCo offers while making friends and settling into their new community, city, and country! Good luck and enjoy your time at VeCo! Click the picture below to view the slideshow.

Deputy Director-General in the European Commission, Dr. Katarína Mathernová, gives inaugural lecture at Vesalius College

Dr. Katarína Mathernová, newly appointed professor of International Affairs, gave her inaugural lecture on Monday, 22 January. Mathernová is currently Deputy Director-General in the European Commission’s Directorate-General Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR). In her lecture, Mathernová analysed major trends that have emerged in Europe and its periphery and reflected on how Europe should and […]