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EPSS Lecture Series: ‘The Belgian Jihad and Foreign Fighters’

On 30 November, Vesalius College welcomed Mr. Pieter Van Ostaeyen, a leading expert in the field of terrorism studies. Mr. Van Ostaeyen gave the final EPSS Lecture of the year on ‘The Belgian Jihad and Foreign Fighters.’ Mr. Van Ostaeyen spoke about the use of social media by Belgian jihadist groups. The event brought together […]

EPSS Lecture Series: ‘Human Rights in Inhumane Times’

On 23 November, Vesalius College hosted guest speaker Mr. Luc Dockendorf, Desk officer for Human Rights and International Organisations, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg, for the third installment of the EPSS Lecture Series. The lecture began on a heavy note as Mr. Dockendorf reflected on his time in Brussels during the 2016 […]

Prof. Terzis wins Horizon 2020 Project Funding

2018 is off to an impressive start for Vesalius College!  Communications Professor Georgios Terzis’ proposal for Horizon 2020, RePAST (Revisiting the Past, Anticipating the Future), has been granted € 2.5 million in funding over the next 3 years.  Horizon 2020 is the EU’s largest research and innovation programme, emphasising excellence in science, industrial leadership, and tackling […]

VeCo’s Open Day – Fall 2017

Another great Open Day took place on Saturday October 21. 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 […]

Prof. Dr. Peter McKiernan joins Vesalius College as Distinguished Professor of Business

Vesalius College is pleased to announce that Prof. Dr. Peter McKiernan has joined Vesalius College in the Fall Semester as Distinguished Professor of Management in the Department of Business. Prof. Dr. McKiernan is an internationally renowned expert on Management, Strategy and Marketing. He had an extensive career as an academic and practitioner. Currently, he operates […]

First-year students start their self-development journey with coaching and training experts

As part of the curriculum, Vesalius College provides the first-year students a self-discovery and self-development seminar. This year Mona Shair-Wlock and Martine Alonso Marquis, coaching and training experts of Key2advance, organised a full-day session of self-reflection, personality assessments, and group activities. The outcome of the seminar, for students, is to gain a better understanding of […]

Prof. Dr. Munira Aminova presents a paper at the 30th IPMA World Congress

Dr. Munira Aminova has presented a paper at the 30th IPMA World Congress ‘Breakthrough Competences for Managing Change,’ under the auspices of Expo 2017 which took place in Astana, Kazakhstan. Prof. Aminova spoke at the panel session on High-Tech Industries and highlighted the development of e-government countries and its impact on the legislature, policies and […]

Dean Koops briefs EU Ambassadors on Future of Global Governance

On 1st September 2017, Joachim Koops (Dean of Vesalius College and Professor of International Affairs), was invited by the Head of the Division of Multilateralism and Global Issues of the European Union External Action Service (EEAS) to give a talk to EU Ambassadors and Heads of Delegations on the future of Global Governance. Chaired by […]

VeCo Prof. Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro publishes a new paper on gender justice

Dr. Maria Martin de Almagro’s paper entitled ‘Transitional Justice and Women, Peace and Security: A critical Reading of the EU Framework’ has been published on the website of The London School of Economics. In this paper, Dr. Almagro presents an overview of the EU Policy Framework on support to transitional justice and her understanding of […]

VeCo Prof. Dr. Tongfi Kim publishes an opinion piece on The Diplomat

Dr. Tongfi Kim, Assistant Professor of International Affairs, has shared his opinion via his article ‘Asia’s Minilateral Moment’ on The Diplomat. In this article, he talks about how Asian states are planning to strengthen cooperation between each other after the 2017 US Presidential election. To read the article, please click HERE.