Student News


VeCo students work on a project to challenge extremism

A  group of VeCo students have been working on a project called ‘Newsworthy.eu’ with Prof. Serge Stroobants.  Its goal is to challenge extremism by providing source verified news articles, training information on source verification and outreach programmes designed to teach source verification skills to youth. Their website Newsworthy will be competing with projects from other […]

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).

Join us for the Energy Tour – May 2 (Mon)

Energy is at the heart of economic development: It fuels transportation systems, powers factories, lights government and office buildings, schools and hospitals, heats homes and keeps foods cold. EU’s prosperity and security thus hinges on a stable and abundant supply of energy. But where does the energy for daily use actually come from? What is […]

IA Capstone Conference: ‘Moving towards EU-UN-AU trilateral cooperation in peacekeeping’

The Institute for Peace in Partnership, formed by the International Affairs students at Vesalius College, is pleased to invite you to their Capstone Conference ‘Moving towards EU-UN-AU trilateral cooperation in peacekeeping.’ The event will be a public conference on ‘Trilateral (EU-UN-AU) cooperation in Peacekeeping.’ It is intended to offer an opportunity for experts, scholars, and students to […]

A Study Abroad student from the U.S. talks to Fox and ABC

Emily West, a study abroad student who is currently studying at Vesalius College, has been interviewed by FOX43 and ABC27. In both interviews, she said that she still feels safe in spite of what happened in Paris and Brussels. She said, ‘we’re scared but I don’t think you shoudl let the fear get to you.’ Please click here […]

An American Student at Vesalius College tells CBS that this attack won’t sway her to come home

Julia Hildebrand, who is from Roseville, CA and is currently studying International & European Law at Vesalius College, has been interviewed by CBS Sacramento. In her interview, she talked about her experience on the day of the attack, as well as her intention to continue to study in Brussels. Please click here to watch the interview.    

Internship & Career Workshop – 21 February (Wednesday)

The Spring 2018 Internship & Career Workshop will take place at VeCo on Wednesday, 21 February from 16.45 – 19.45 in The Hague. The workshop will be given by Mr. Jake Slosser, Writer, Editor, Researcher and Career Advisor from Key2advance, a coaching and training consultancy. On the agenda: – Perfecting your CV for the international/European market – How […]

VeCo teams up with Georgetown University

In May 2016, Vesalius College and Georgetown University will co-organize a high-level two-day workshop on ‘Bridging the Gap between Peace and Security Studies: Fostering a Transatlantic Dialogue between Scholars and Practitioners.’ The workshop will bring together professors from Georgetown University and VeCo, senior diplomats, EU, NATO and UN officials as well as leading NGO and […]

VeCo launches new joint ‘EU-EEA Law Summer School’ with Norwegian Partner University

As of summer 2017, Vesalius College and its partner university in Trondheim, Norway (Folkeuniversitetet Midt-Norge – FUMN) will offer a unique and intensive six-weeks summer school in ‘European Union and European Economic Area Law’. Students interested in both European Union law, but also in the legal obligations and frameworks of how non-EU countries that participate […]

VeCo Honours Class: Tufts Initiative for Leadership and International Perspective (TILIP)

Back in Fall 2015, Vesalius College launched a call for application for the VeCo delegation fellowships for the 2016 Tufts University Initiative for Leadership and International Perspective (TILIP) and its annual EPIIC programme (Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship), and we are happy to announce that the following students have been selected: Eva Froneberg […]