Jos De Backer

Professor at the Leuven University College LUCA, School of Arts, campus Lemmens.

Head of the Bachelor and Master training course Music Therapy.  Senior researcher in the Research Unit music education & music therapy at LUCA.

Head of the Music Therapy Department at the University Psychiatric Centre KULeuven, campus Kortenberg.  Working with patients with psychosis and personality disorders.

He is specialized in clinical improvisation and gives lectures, supervision and workshops about this topic around the world.

Boardmember Consortium Research and Education 8 universities.

Past President of the European Music Therapy Confederation (EMTC).