BA/MA Graduation Ceremony 2023

Saturday 03 June 2023, 15:00 to 17:00
KBR, Mont des Arts, Brussels

The Brussels School of Governance will hold its BA/MA Graduation Ceremony on 3 June 2023!

This ceremony brings together our students, faculty and families in a unique event. We invite friends and families to join us to congratulate the Bachelor graduates in Global Business and Entrepreneurship, Communication and Public Relations, International and European Law and International Affairs as well as the Master graduates in Diplomacy and Global Governance and Global Security and Strategy.

During this commencement ceremony, we celebrate the graduating BA and MA Class of 2023 from Vesalius College. The Brussels School of Governance is an alliance between the Institute for European Studies (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and Vesalius College. 

Places are limited during the ceremony and reserved for family and close friends of the graduates. The event will be livestreamed on our Youtube channel. Please use the tag #bsog2023 on social media! We'd love to hear from you.   

Make sure to follow this event and the Brussels School of Government page for more updates.

The programme can be found below:

15:00       Start ceremony

15:02       Welcome by Vice-Dean for Education, Sven Van Kerckhoven

15:07       Word from the Dean Luc Soete

15:10       A message from the Graduates

15:25       Commencement speech by Natalie Pauwels, Head of Unit, DG NEAR, Ukraine Service, European Commission

15:40       Conferment of Degrees

16:20       Valedictorian speech

16:27       Bingen Awards & Thesis Awards

16:40       A word from faculty and staff

16:45       Closing by Sven Van Kerckhoven

17:00       Group picture and reception