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VUB’s Institute for European Studies and Vesalius College appoint Luc Soete as new Dean

New joint management team gears up for increased international collaboration Effective 1 October 2019, the Institute for European Studies (IES) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and Vesalius College (VeCo) have appointed Luc Soete as their new Dean. The appointment goes hand in hand with a change of statutes, which are now embedded in the […]

A workshop on ‘Citizenship in Higher Education’

On September 10 and 11, Vesalius College in collaboration with the University of Bath organized a workshop on ‘Citizenship in Higher Education’ at the Bristol & Bath Brussels Office. The workshop opened a dialogue on the sociocultural narratives of student engagement, diversity and inclusivity. Participants also addressed the problems of harassment, abuse and hate crime […]

Vesalius College secures new research project ‘The Economics of European (Dis)integration’

In September 2019, a new research project titled ‘The Economics of European (Dis)integration’ (ECONDIS) was kicked off at Vesalius College. In the current area of increased populist contestation of integration and cooperation, the main objective of the Jean Monnet Module ECONDIS is to educate students on the benefits of European integration, and the risks and […]

Surprise US partner university ‘reunion’ at VeCo

Two study abroad-students from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, were surprised to be reunited with a Creighton alumna during their semester at Vesalius College in, Brussels: Vesalius College Business Law professor Stephanie Gardner. Read the full story here.

Prof. Sgueo gives a TEDx talk about “Gamification”

Dr. Gianluca Sgueo, Adjunct Professor of Global Communication at Vesalius College, spoke at a TEDx event about Gamification. In business, companies use gamification as a marketing tool to attract customers, while government and non-governmental organizations deploy it to connect citizens and public powers. A gamified government may facilitate and engage citizens in the policy-making process, yet it […]

Graduation: Class of 2019

On July 6th Vesalius College held a commencement ceremony to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2019. Acting Dean Olesya Tkacheva opened the event by highlighting the uniqueness of VeCo’s approach to education that makes its graduates competitive worldwide. The college was honored to have President Emeritus of European Council and former Prime Minister of […]

Vesalius College organises a panel on International Trade and Global Economy at the prestigious European Business Summit

Vesalius College, as knowledge partner to the prestigious European Business Summit 2019 in Brussels, organised a session on international trade called “Towards a More Forceful Trade Strategy in Perplexing Global Economy.” The European Business Summit’s 2019 edition took place on 6th and 7th of May in the Egmont Palace in Brussels. It welcomed 1620 participants, […]

VeCo Prof. Dordelli Rosales comments on Euronews on Venezuela’s crisis

On Monday 2nd May 2019, Dr. Nelson Dordelli Rosales, Vesalius College Head of Law Department, was interviewed by EURONEWS and asked to comment on current Venezuela’s crisis. You can see the interview below:

First MA students’ organisation guest lecture on diplomatic etiquette

The MA students’ organisation organised a roundtable event on the diplomatic etiquette. Senve D. Tehmeh, the Head of Public Affairs of the Liberian Embassy, and fellow classmates of the MA in Diplomacy and Global Governance of the Vesalius College, presented the rudiments of the dress-code to adopt for diplomatic events. His experience and lessons from […]

Dean of Law Graduate and International Programmes from the Pennsylvania State University visits Vesalius College

On Wednesday, April 24, Vesalius College Department of International and European Law hosted Dean of Graduate and International Programmes Dr Stephen Barnes from the Pennsylvania State University Faculty of Law (Penn State Law). He shared with students and professors his view on the latest developments on United States’ constitutional issues. One topic that got the […]