Frans de Ruiter

Frans de Ruiter is Professor of Creative and Performing Arts with the special remit of promoting the relationship between performing and creative arts education and academic studies since 2001 and since 2002 he is the Director of the Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, Leiden University. Frans de Ruiter is joint founder of and co-director of DocARTES, the PhD programme for music at the Leiden University Academy of Creative and Performing Arts, the Royal Conservatoire The Hague, the Conservatory of Amsterdam, the Orpheus Institute, Ghent, the Lemmens Institute/Association Catholic University Leuven, the Royal Conservatoire/Association of Universities Antwerp, and PhDArts, the PhD programme for fine arts and design at the Leiden University Academy of Creative and Performing Arts and the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague.