Why You Can’t Go Wrong With an Internship in Brussels

By Rachel Bronson, ISA Student Services Advisor The ISA Brussels Program offers a study + internship combo option.  You are able to enroll in an internship course through the host university, Vesalius College while still taking courses towards your degree. … Continue reading Why You Can’t Go Wrong With an Internship in Brussels

City Discovery: Brussels, Western Europe’s Political and International Business Epicenter

The charming city of Brussels, Belgium is the Western European epicenter for politics and international business and is filled with fascinating culture and people. Its distinct and eclectic environment offers something for everyone, from the student hoping to study in … Continue reading City Discovery: Brussels, Western Europe’s Political and International Business Epicenter

New Certificate Program in Brussels: European Peace and Security Studies

What’s it all about? During the fall semester Vesalius College offers students a unique opportunity to pursue a certificate in European Peace and Security Studies (EPSS). This semester-long program provides students with in-depth insights into contemporary security issues in Europe and beyond from a uniquely Brussels perspective. Vesalius College has partnered with the Belgian Royal Military Academy, the Institute for European Studies (IES), the University of Kent and the Global Governance Institute (GGI) to provide students access to leading scholars and professionals in the fields of civilian and military security issues, both in theory and practice. As part of this … Continue reading New Certificate Program in Brussels: European Peace and Security Studies

15 Amazing ISA CP Resident Staff: Part 2

ISA’s Custom Programs division is celebrating its 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Join us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 6. ISA Brussels – Pauline LeFloch & Matilda Talvio ISA Brussels Resident Director & Student Service Coordinator,                     Pauline LeFloch & Matilda Talvio What is your favorite cultural site or activity you most enjoy sharing with students? We love the excursion to The Netherlands. As it’s a bus trip and we visit lots of places, it gives us a chance … Continue reading 15 Amazing ISA CP Resident Staff: Part 2

In Their Own Words: What My Study Abroad Internship in Brussels Did for Me

Elena Sprick is the ISA Site Specialist for Belgium, Colombia and the Czech Republic. The political and business capital of Western Europe, Brussels is a multicultural and multilingual city with a charm all its own. In addition to strong academics, excellent excursions and two amazing ISA staff members, students in Brussels can take advantage of some truly unique internship experiences. In fact, we could tell you how amazing ISA’s program at Vesalius College is until we’re blue in the face. Instead, though, why not hear it direct from ISA Brussels alumni and former interns themselves? “”The internship made my study … Continue reading In Their Own Words: What My Study Abroad Internship in Brussels Did for Me

Fall 2013 Application Deadlines Extended for Select ISA Sites in Belgium, Ireland and South America

ISA is pleased to announce that Admissions has extended the earliest application deadlines for select Fall and Academic Year study abroad programs in Europe and Latin America to April 10th. EUROPE Brussels, Belgium – Fall/Academic Year 1 2013 Galway, Ireland – Liberal Arts, Business & Law (Fall 1 2013) , and Year 1 Galway, Ireland – Science & Engineering (Fall 2 2013) , and Year 2 LATIN AMERICA Buenos Aires, Argentina – Latin American Studies and Courses with Locals (Fall 6 2013) Buenos Aires, Argentina – Latin American Studies and Courses with Locals (Fall 7 2013) Valparaíso, Chile – Pontifical … Continue reading Fall 2013 Application Deadlines Extended for Select ISA Sites in Belgium, Ireland and South America

Brussels is for Foodies: Surveying the Belgian Capital’s Culinary Landscape

Elena Sprick is an ISA Site Specialist for Europe & Latin America. Elena works with students studying abroad in Belgium, Colombia, Czech Republic, and Northern Ireland. With bistros, cafés, pubs and quaint restaurants on nearly every corner, you’ll quickly fall in love with this charming city in “the Heart of Europe.” You likely know that Brussels plays host to many key organizations across Europe such as European Parliament, United Nations, UNESCO and NATO among others.  But did you know that Brussels is also a foodie hot spot? As Ben McFarland states in an article for Jamie Oliver Magazine, “There are … Continue reading Brussels is for Foodies: Surveying the Belgian Capital’s Culinary Landscape