Walloon Minister-President Magnette at the College: “Our opposition was not about Canada, it was about principles”

On Friday 28 April, Minister-President Paul Magnette of the federated Walloon regional government addressed students at the College of Europe about the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), and more importantly, about his opposition to this agreement. The key message? CETA itself was simply collateral damage to a broader opposition based on principles against a … More Walloon Minister-President Magnette at the College: “Our opposition was not about Canada, it was about principles”

The European Union and China: the power of feelings

College of Europe students visited the Chinese Mission to the EU in Brussels By: Elise Cuny On 13 January, a group of ten students accompanied by Professor Men, director of the EU-China Research Centre in the International Relations and Diplomacy department, were warmly welcomed to the Chinese mission to the EU by the First Secretary for … More The European Union and China: the power of feelings

“Das Leben der Anderen” — a German initiative to know your neighbours

Life in the residences One week ago, a quite original initiative was thrown in the residence of Oude Zak, modestly called “le Château”, in order to bring the students of the residence (even) closer. The concept was ingenious and came from one of our German compatriots, combining great creativity, a bold sense of organisation and … More “Das Leben der Anderen” — a German initiative to know your neighbours

Bruges’ Black Monday

Students at the Bruges campus participate in Black Monday protests By: Cora Herwartz On Monday 3rd October more than fifty students gathered at the College of Europe’s Bruges campus to protest further restrictions on abortion legislation planned by the Polish government. Dressed in black, holding up banners and sharing photos on social media, they were some … More Bruges’ Black Monday