The director of the academy is Marieke Schoenmakers. Next to this she is president of the Board of Governors of the University of the Arts The Hague.

Academy- and Management secretariat
For an appointment with the director please contact the executive secretary Georgia Charitopoulou


The heads are responsible for procedures related to education. They guard the quality of the education, make sure the contents of the programme stay up to date. The heads are assisted by one or more coordinators, teachers and/or team leaders.

The heads of the bachelor programmes are:

ArtScience: Taco Stolk
Fine Arts: Klaus Jung
Photography: Lotte Sprengers & Rob Hornstra
Graphic Design: Roosje Klap & Niels Schrader
Interactive Media Design: Janine Huizenga
Interior Architecture and Furniture Design: Herman Verkerk
Textile and Fashion: Jurgi Persoons

The heads of the master programmes are: 

ArtScience: Taco Stolk
Artistic Research: Janice McNab
Industrial Design: Maaike Roozenburg
Interior Architecture: Hans Venhuizen
Non-Linear Narrative: Roosje Klap & Niels Schrader
Type and Media: Erik van Blokland

Lector Art Theory & Practice: Janneke Wesseling
Lector Design: Alice Twemlow

Head preparatory courses Fine Art and Design: Zanne Zwart
Coordinator of Academy-wide Education: Niki van Strien

General organisation

Head of Operations: Eric Privee
Head of Student Administration: Joop van Pijkeren
Head of Technical & Digital Services and Library: Bart Vissers
Head of ICT: Marcel Beijer
Head of Housing and Facility Services: Lilian du Chatenier
Deputy Head of Housing and Facility Services: Frans ten Bosch
Policy Advisor Quality Assurance: Iskandar Serail
Head of Marketing and Communications: Nienke van Beers
Head of International Affairs: Aparajita Dutta
Head of Finance (University of the Arts): Gerard Zanoni
Head of Personnel and Organisation (University of the Arts): Margot Bebseler