Vesalius College

Introduction

Vesalius College is one of the few higher education institutions in Brussels that offers European-focused Bachelor’s degrees solely taught in the English language. Founded in 1987 by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Boston University, Vesalius College offers American-style education that includes small classes, low student-teacher ratios and participatory classroom experiences. Vesalius College takes full advantage of its location in the Capital of Europe with guest lectures from European policymakers, diplomats, business leaders, journalists and other experts. With a diverse student body drawn from all corners of the globe (50 + nationalities), Vesalius College provides an enriching academic and cultural experience.

Vesalius College is registered with the Ministry of Education of the Flemish Community (Belgium) as an Institute of Higher Education and all its programmes are accredited by the Dutch-Flemish Accreditation Organisation (NVAO).

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

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BA Global Communication

Campus Full time 3 years August 2019 Belgium Brussels

The BA in Global Communication provides students with an in-depth understanding of how communications practices, theories and skills powerfully shape and inform the world we live in. [+]

The BA in Global Communication provides students with an in-depth understanding of how communications practices, theories and skills powerfully shape and inform the world we live in. The programme’s takes a global approach to communication studies, which is crucial in a field where new technologies and forms of communication have shrunk time and space. The programme focuses on two key fields, namely, media studies and strategic communication, which are studied from a global angle which emphasizes intercultural differences and the global trends that shape them. Example courses include courses in public diplomacy, political communication, advertising, public relations, lobbying, intercultural communication, journalism and film. In addition to their theoretical education, students are trained to acquire valuable practical skills including the ability to find, analyse, critique, organise, write, edit and present information aimed at different audiences.... [-]


BA in Global Business & Entrepreneurship

Campus Full time 3 years August 2019 Belgium Brussels

The Bachelor in Business Studies programme at Vesalius College gives students the skills and foundation necessary to become an internationally-versed business leader. [+]

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies (with emphasis on Global Business and Entrepreneurship) is an exciting and unique programme that prepares students to become successful managers and entrepreneurs. Students learn how to handle and deal with the variety of challenges stemming from an ever-changing international business environment.

This Bachelor’s programme provides students with a state-of-the-art education in the field of business while acquiring highly valuable entrepreneurial skills. Students focus extensively on contemporary issues and develop their analytical and critical mindset. In addition to the major courses where students obtain the necessary tools to analyse the global economy, they can also specialise in several fast-developing areas such as digital economy, international finance, and the internationalisation of family businesses.... [-]


BA in International Affairs

Campus Full time 3 years August 2019 Belgium Brussels

Vesalius College’s Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs equips students with the broad-ranging tools and skills to understand, analyse and assess the most pressing issues in national and global politics. [+]

Vesalius College’s Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs equips students with the broad-ranging tools and skills to understand, analyse and assess the most pressing issues in national and global politics.

The interdisciplinary curriculum is built on the disciplines of politics, economics, law and history and enables students to understand the complex dynamics, core debates, processes, institutions and major challenges of European and International Affairs. Students not only acquire the knowledge needed for a career in International Affairs, but also develop strong analytical and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to apply theories and concepts learned to real-life problems. In addition to being taught by dedicated professors, students benefit from the first-hand experience of senior European and international policymakers, diplomats and practitioners. By drawing on world-class academics and highly-experienced policymakers, students gain fundamental insight into both the theoretical and practical, hands-on dimensions of politics, economics and law. Prestigious internships at the offices of major Brussels-based institutions, NGOs and global think tanks complement and deepen the practical aspects of their studies.... [-]


BA International & European Law

Campus Full time 3 years August 2019 Belgium Brussels

Vesalius College’s Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs equips students with the broad-ranging tools and skills to understand, analyse and assess the most pressing issues in national and global politics. [+]

Vesalius College’s Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs equips students with the broad-ranging tools and skills to understand, analyse and assess the most pressing issues in national and global politics.

The interdisciplinary curriculum is built on the disciplines of politics, economics, law and history and enables students to understand the complex dynamics, core debates, processes, institutions and major challenges of European and International Affairs. Students not only acquire the knowledge needed for a career in International Affairs but also develop strong analytical and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to apply theories and concepts learned to real-life problems. In addition to being taught by dedicated professors, students benefit from the first-hand experience of senior European and international policymakers, diplomats and practitioners. By drawing on world-class academics and highly-experienced policymakers, students gain fundamental insight into both the theoretical and practical, hands-on dimensions of politics, economics and law. Prestigious internships at the offices of major Brussels-based institutions, NGOs and global think tanks complement and deepen the practical aspects of their studies.... [-]


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Address Vesalius College Pleinlaan 5
B-1050 Brussels, Belgium
Website http://www.vesalius.edu/
Phone +32 2 614 81 70