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Vesalius College accepts English language certificates from Duolinguo

We are happy to inform you that Vesalius College will from now on also accept the English language certificates from Duolinguo. The minimum Duolingo score Vesalius requires is 110 for the BA programmes, and 120 for the MA programmes. Applicants should register with Duolingo. Further information can be found at www.englishtest.duolingo.com.

VeCo BA student chosen as Young Ambassador of Georgia to the Kingdom of Belgium

Sophio Butikashvili, Bachelor student in International Affairs at Vesalius College has started this year with some exciting prospects: she was chosen as a ‘Young Ambassador of Georgia’ to the Kingdom of Belgium. In the upcoming year, Sophio’s major task as a young Ambassador will be to raise awareness of Georgia by hosting fun activities, teach […]

Live Streaming

During our live streaming session you will have the chance to learn more about one of our programmes, connect with our students, and ask all your questions.  Please see below for the upcoming session and register to participate for free. Wednesday, 29 April, 14:00 (CET) Studying in Belgium at Vesalius College Register here.

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 […]

Dr. Jamie Shea of NATO talks about VeCo’s new Master’s programme

Meet Dr. Jamie Shea, Distinguished Professor of MA in Global Peace, Security and Strategic Studies at Vesalius College. Dr. Shea worked for NATO for 36 years. He held the position as the Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, and since 2010 he has been involved in the International Affairs Department of Vesalius College. During this […]

Amnesty International and Belgian Minister of Interior praise Vesalius College

Vesalius College is known for its unique teaching approach, TPEL (Theory-guided, Practice-Embedded and Experiential Learning). TPEL includes VeCo’s Capstone and Honours Classes and we are extremely proud that Iverna McGowan, Advocacy Director and Head of Amnesty International’s EU Office, and Jan Jambon, Deputy Prime Minister and Belgian Federal Minister of the Interior and Security have recognised and congratulated Vesalius College’s Honours Class projects.

IA Capstone Final Presentation to the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security

On Thursday, April 28th, the Capstone Class of 2016, International Affairs, was honored to present their final product to their clients, Head of the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security (UNLOPS), Rory Keane, and Carlo Schmid Fellow, Annika Koehnert. The final presentation tied together three months of hard work, which allowed students the opportunity to […]

IA Capstone: Center for Peace and Cooperation’s Update

Center for Peace and Cooperation, one of the two IA Capsone student think tanks at Vesalius College, has successfully organised their conference ‘What we learned from Peacekeeping – First-Hand Accounts’ on April 19. Students invited Ambassador Mohamed Igueh Ofleh, Deputy Representative of the African Union to the Brussels Office, and Ms. Karin Limdal, Strategic Planner at the European External […]

Call for applications: Honours Class 2016 ‘Global Problem Solving and Intergenerational Dialogue’

Vesalius College is thrilled to announce this year’s honours class, which will be launched in cooperation with the Global Economic Symposium (GES). This inter-disciplinary honours class consists of 10 highly motivated and talented students from VeCo’s four departments (Business, Communications, International Affairs, and International & European Law).

IA Capstone Group meets their United Nations ‘Clients’

This year’s International Affairs Capstone Course is organised in cooperation with the United Nations Liaison Office for Peace and Security (UNLOPS) and focuses on how the European Union and United Nations can work better together in order to address major global threats to peace and security.