Dr. Carta publishes an article on Machiavelli’s The Prince

Prof. Dr. Caterina Carta has published an article entitled ‘Gramsci and The Prince: taking Machiavelli outside the realist courtyard?’ in the Review of International Studies. The article compares and contrasts competing myths of Machiavelli and The Prince and focuses in particular on Carr, Morgenthau and Gramsci’s interpretations of this text. Thus far, Machiavelli’s magnum opus has been linked […]

Dr. Kobzar speaks at Bratislava EU Summit

Dr. Svitlana Kobzar spoke at the Interparliamentary Conference for the Common Foreign and Security Policy & Security and Defence Policy which took place from 2 – 4 of September in Bratislava. This event was organized by the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union in order to inform national and EU Parliamentarians about […]

The Vesalius Student Government creates a website

The 2016 – 2017 Vesalius Student Government (VSG) has created a website to host student news and inform readers about VSG initiatives. The site, called VSGHub, will be updated regularly to let readers know about upcoming academic and extracurricular events as well as the outcomes of VSG meetings and General Assemblies. Browse through VSGHub here.

Two new Law Professors join VeCo

Vesalius College is proud to welcome Dr. John Heieck and Sheila Wilkinson to the Department of International & European Law. Dr. John Heieck  joins us from the University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies, where he also serves as the Lecturer of Public International Law, International Diplomatic Law, and Fundamentals of Dissertation Research. John holds […]

Dr. Sarah Léonard joins VeCo as an International Affairs Professor

At the start of this new academic year, Dr. Sarah Léonard joined us from the University of Dundee (Scotland, UK), where she was Senior Lecturer in Politics and Deputy Director of the European Institute for Security and Justice – A Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence. Sarah holds a PhD in International Politics from the University […]

Dr. Jonas Lefevere will join VeCo as Assistant Professor of Communications

Jonas Lefevere will join Vesalius College as an Assistant Professor from January 2017 onwards. Jonas completed his PhD dissertation at the Media, Movements and Politics group (M²P) at the University of Antwerp (, under the supervision of Stefaan Walgrave and Peter van Aelst. After completing his PhD in 2011, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher […]

Dr. Van Kerckhoven joins Vesalius College as Assistant Professor in Business Studies

Vesalius College is pleased to welcome Dr. Sven Van Kerckhoven as Assistant Professor in Business Studies. Sven Van Kerckhoven holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Economics, and Master’s degrees in Business Economics and International and Comparative Politics from the KULeuven. After graduating, he joined the Centre for Global Governance Studies, an interdisciplinary research institute, as […]

Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award – Fall 2016

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Fall 2016. The scholarship is awarded to one student each semester, and is for €1000. To be eligible, you must be a 3rd year student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8. Preference will be given to students in financial difficulty if applicable. […]

Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize 2016 – 2017

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize for the 2016-2017 academic year. This prize is awarded to one student for the best Honours Essay (at least A-), and is for €250. All students who submit an Honours Essay this academic year are automatically in the running to win the award. No formal application […]

Vesalius College Welcomes its New Students

From August 17th to 19th, all new students were welcomed to Vesalius College with a 3-day Orientation. During these first few days, students were able to get their bearings around campus and get acquainted with some members of faculty, staff and of the student body. The first day of Orientation was wrapped up by the Dean’s reception, […]