Rudolf Schmitz-Perrin is a citizen of the world and a German-French passport holder.
After studies in Münster, Paris and Rome and lecturing as an associate professor in Salamanca and Sevilla, he left Academia as a tenured professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the University of Strasbourg, France.
He has published internationally and lectured in Rome, Jerusalem, New Delhi, Bangalore, San Francisco, Sedona, and Havana.
In 2006 he co-founded the University of Human Unity project in Auroville, India, where he organized in 2010 an international congress: “Towards a Universal Spirituality Beyond Religions”.
Rudolf is a psychotherapist and a freelancing writer, and a lifelong learner. His interests cover the history of ideas in the fields of philosophy, religious studies, psychology and arts.
He has been a research scholar of Gestalt therapy at the Esalen Institute California, as well as a researcher at the José Martí Study Center in Havana, Cuba.