“We don’t want to produce scholars who stay in their ivory tower”

In: VUB Today

This week, The VUB Institute for European Studies and Vesalius College announced their alliance in the form of the Brussels School of Governance. Karel De Gucht, the institute’s new president, explains what distinguishes the Brussels School of Governance from its competitors. “If we want to successfully address the most important policy challenges, we have to look at how they interact with each other,” he says. “The open mind and broad view this requires is in our very DNA.”