Spotlight


Veco students launch a project “Conversations Covidiennes” to help society in challenging times of pandemic

During the last Fall, Camila Bianchi and Jalla Hertoghe, two Veco students from the Global Business and Entrepreneurship Bachelor Programme, launched a project ‘Conversations Covidiennes’. Intending to help society in these challenging times, they interviewed experts from different fields and published their advice. “Reading the news, being on social media, talking to relatives… We are […]

Vesalius College and the Club of Brussels will be offering a joint Executive Programme on New Business Models and Leadership

Vesalius College and the Club of Brussels will be offering a joint Executive Programme on New Business Models and Leadership. It consists of an experiential action-based training for leaders to deal with the multiple historical challenges our current economy faces. Depletion and mismanagement of natural resources, climate change, talents, and a global pandemic are only a few examples […]

Vesalius College Prof. Giulia Tercovich coordinated the 2020 Model European Union (MEU) in the Republic of Korea

On 30 October the Delegation of the European Union (EU) to the Republic of Korea (ROK) hosted the Model European Union (MEU) 2020, a simulation of the Council of the European Union. The event was co-hosted by the three Jean Monnet EU Centres of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), Yonsei University and of Korea […]

European Commission selects RePAST project as Research and Innovation success story

The European Commission has selected the RePAST project as one out of six success stories of EU social sciences and humanities funded projects. The selection of RePAST reflects the high quality of research work done at Vesalius College and the Institute for European Studies (IES). Prof. George Terzis conducts research for the project on the […]

Online Panel: The World Reacts to the U.S. Election

How does the outcome of the U.S. presidential election affect the world in the coming years? Join us to listen to the experts of U.S. foreign policy in the East Asia, and Europe. Date: 10 November 2020 Time: 13:00-14:00. In order to attend the event, please register here. Agenda: 13:00-13:03: Introduction by Tongfi Kim. 13:03-13:30: Georg […]

VeCo Competition: Predict the outcome of the U.S. presidential election

Form a team of three VeCo students and predict the outcome of the U.S. presidential election in 15 US states and the overall outcome of the election. Submit your prediction and win VeCo merchandise! Who can participate? All Students registered at Vesalius College in Fall 2020 are eligible to form a team of three members […]

Book Launch Guy Burton – 7 October 2020

Date: 7 October 2020 Time: 13:30 – 14:30 In order to attend the Book Launch, please register here. Agenda: 13:30-13:32: Introduction of Guy Burton by Tongfi Kim. 13:32-13:50: Book presentation by Guy Burton 13:50 – 14:20: Q&A Moderated by Tongfi Kim Details about the book: How do aspiring and established rising global powers respond to […]

Vesalius College Prof. Liliana Lizarazo-Rodriguez receives prestigious ERC Starting Grant

European Commission awards €6.3 mil. to research focused on human rights and ecology, imaginary borders in film, photonics and bioarcheology. This year, Vesalius College Adjunct Professor Liliana Lizarazo-Rodriguez, together with three other VUB researchers, received the European Commission’s prestigious European Research Council Starting Grant. Together, the four grants are worth more than €6,3 mil. in […]

Vesalius College Welcomes Prof. Dr. Kristin Henrard as Programme Director of BA in International and European Law

In September 2020, Prof. Kristin Henrard joined Vesalius College as Professor International Law and Director of VeCo’s BA in International and European Law programme, after having taught 20 years at universities in the Netherlands (Rotterdam and Groningen). She obtained a prestigious VIDI grant of the Dutch Council for Scientific Research and was selected to the […]

Franz Bingen Bachelor Thesis Prize

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Bachelor Thesis Prize, effective Spring 2021. The prize is awarded to one student each academic year, for the best Honours Thesis (at least A-) and is for 500 EUR. Submission for this prize is automatic, no formal application is required. The winner will be decided by […]