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Giraffe Project Internship in Kenya

Vesalius College and the Giraffe Project charity are once again organizing a unique internship opportunity in Kenya. The Giraffe Project is a UK registered charity providing educational opportunities for children and young people from extremely deprived areas of Nairobi. It works closely with 3 schools in and around the slums, and also provides support for […]

Business Executive Seminars

Vesalius College will organise a series of Business Executive Seminars. The Business Executive Seminars are open to VeCo students as well as interested external parties. Attendance is free, but registration is required. Please register by sending an email to giulia.tercovich@vub.ac.be. VENUE: Vesalius College, Pleinlaan 5 (room VeCo 1) TIME: 18.00 – 20.00

The Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Franz Bingen Honours Essay Prize, effective Spring 2013. The prize is awarded to one student each academic year, for the best Honours Essay (at least A-) and is for €250. The winner will be decided by a jury composed of Dean, Associate Dean and Heads of Department.  

The Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Spring 2013

Vesalius College is pleased to announce the Andrée Bingen Senior Scholarship Award for Spring 2013. The scholarship is awarded to one student, each semester, and is for €1000.00. To be eligible, you must be a 3rd year student with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8, preference will be given to students in financial difficulty. […]

University of Cambridge & VeCo co-organize Workshop

Vesalius College co-organized with the University of Cambridge and the Global Governance Institute a senior policy workshop on past achievements and future challenges of the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy. The workshop, which took place from 7 – 8 December at the University of Cambridge brought together British and French diplomats involved in setting […]

IA Professor briefed European Parliament

On 28 November 2012, IA Professor Joachim Koops was invited by the Subcommittee on Security and Defence of the European Parliament to brief MEPs on the lessons learned and state of play of the European Union’s ‘Comprehensive Approach’ in the field of Security Sector Reform. In his presentation, Joachim Koops stressed that the comprehensive approach […]

VeCo Student at Doha Climate Conference

Students from Vesalius College, Erasmushogeschool and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) will attend the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Doha, Qatar. They will discover first-hand how climate negotiations work, and which hurdles have to be overcome to reach a climate agreement. They will join the YOUNGO-network, a […]

Former NATO Secretary General Guest Lectures in History Course

Former NATO Secretary General and Belgian Minister of State Willy Claes gave an interesting guest lecture in Professor Jimmy Koppen’s class Evolution of the International Systems: 1914-1989 class entitled “The End of the Cold War and the Great Challenges of the 1990s” on 5 December 2012. During this lecture, Mr. Claes shared many insights in […]

Professor Michel Huysseune Interviewed by Italian Newspaper

Vesalius professor Michel Huysseune talks about the Belgian local elections, held on 14 October 2012, in this article in the Italian newspaper Pubblico Giornale.    

Vesalius College Ready to Celebrate 25 years of Academic Excellence: Press release

Brussels, September 2012: On 15 September 2012, Vesalius College will officially inaugurate its 25th anniversary year by celebrating the Dies Natalis. In 1987, Vesalius College (VeCo) opened its doors as an exciting new English-speaking undergraduate institution, run by a Dutch-speaking university,the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), with Boston University (BU) as a founding partner. VeCo quickly established its academic and […]