Newsworthy team members represent Vesalius College at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum’s Europe Lab

Last month, Nadia Tjahja (Communications graduate of the class of 2016) and Maria Alfonso (current International Affairs student) represented and Vesalius College at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum’s Europe Lab in Zagreb and Vukovar, Croatia. Speaking at the Brave New Media workshop, Nadia and Maria used Newsworthy as a case study for the audience, […]

VeCo Honours Class finishes second in the US State Department competition

Our heartfelt congratulations to the VeCo’s Honours Class on their fantastic achievements in Washington DC! This competition ‘Peer 2 Peer’ was organized by the US State Department to develop a campaign on challenging extremism.  VeCo students’ project ‘Newsworthy,’ led by Prof. Serge Stroobants, was selected as one of three finalists and students traveled to DC for their final presentation […]

Mr. Geoffrey Harris joins Vesalius College as Distinguished Teaching Fellow

Vesalius College has the honour and sincere pleasure to announce that Mr Geoffrey Harris, one of the most distinguished veterans of European Integration with a 40-years career at the European Parliament, has been appointed as Distinguished Teaching Fellow for European Integration and Global Human Rights. ‘At a time when both the European integration project, transatlantic […]

Georgetown Scholar-Practitioner Workshop

On the 11th and 12th of May 2016, Vesalius College and the Conflict Resolution Program of Georgetown University co-organized an international workshop on the topic of “Bridging the Gap between Peace and Security Studies: Fostering a Transatlantic Dialogue between Scholars and Practitioners”. The two-day event at VeCo brought together over 40 senior policy-makers from the European […]

Guest Lecture: ‘Regions Within the EU Why Are They All Back?’

On Monday April 25th, Vesalius College had the pleasure of welcoming back Ms. Lorenza Badiello (Director of the EU Office of the Emilia-Romagna Region in Brussels) who gave a lecture on regions in the European Union. Ms. Badiello began by giving an overview of the historical development of the EU Institutions, and of the increasing role of […]

Guest Lecture: ‘EU Global Strategy to the East: Challenges and Opportunities’

On April 21st 2016, Dr. Fernando Andresen Guimarães gave a lecture entitled ‘EU Global Strategy to the East: Challenges and Opportunities’, in which he gave an overview of current regional and global challenges affecting the EU’s relations with countries of its Eastern Neighbourhood, as well as some recommendations to build security and stability in the […]

International Affairs Capstone Conference: ‘EU-UN-AU Trilateral cooperation in Peacekeeping’

The Institute for Peace in Partnership, of the International Affairs Capstone programme at Vesalius College, organized a public conference on Wednesday 20th April 2016 on ‘EU-UN-AU Trilateral cooperation in Peacekeeping.’ The conference built on the call for stronger global-regional partnerships which was voiced by the High-Level Panel on Peace Operations, as well as the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s […]

Guest Lecture: ‘Protocol and Etiquette’

Vesalius College is pleased to invite you to the evening guest lecture ‘Protocol and Etiquette: Building a Distraction Free Environment for Diplomacy & Business.’ When: April 28 (Thu): 6pm – 8pm Where: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5, 1050 Brussels (Rome Room) Speaker: Günter Frommelt, Deputy Chief of Protocol for the Government of the Principality of Liechtenstein […]

International Affairs Capstone Conference: ‘What We Learned from Peacekeeping: First-Hand Accounts’

On Tuesday April 19th, the Center for Peace and Cooperation (CPC) of the International Affairs Capstone programme at Vesalius College, organized a conference with two guest speakers: Ms. Karin Limdal, a Strategic Planner at the Crisis Management and Planning Directorate (CMPD) of the European External Action Service (EEAS), and Mr. Mohamed Igueh Ofleh of the African […]

VeCo students work on a project to challenge extremism

A  group of VeCo students have been working on a project called ‘’ 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 […]