Dr. Anja Richter studied Modern German Literature, History of Art, and Film and Theater Studies at Freie Universität Berlin and received her M.A. After that, she studied German as a Foreign Language at the Universität Potsdam. She worked at a language school in New York, the Goethe-Institut and taught at various language schools in Berlin. 2010 She obtained her doctorate with a thesis on religious and philosophical aspects in German literature after 1945.
Since 2011, Anja has taught at the Freie Universität Berlin European Studies Program (FU-BEST). She has been a faculty member of the Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University (FUBiS) since 2012.
Anja Richter’s research focus is the literature of the 20th and 21st century from an interdisciplinary perspective.