Victor Ivanovici was born August 24, 1947, in Tulcea, Romania. He completed his general studies at the Greek High School in Bucharest (1962-1966) and higher education at the School of Romance, Classical and Oriental Languages and Literatures, University of Bucharest (1966-1971). Advanced (postgraduate) studies at the University of Málaga (Spain): “Curso Superior de Filología Española”, followed by a PhD from the University of Cluj (Romania), with a thesis on Gabriel García Márquez’ work (1993). Between 1971 and 1984 he taught Spanish and Hispanic literature at the University of Bucharest. Since 1985 he has been living and working in Greece. In 1993 he became a member of the Auxiliary Teaching Staff of the University of Athens and in 2003 became professor of Hispanic Literature at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Thessaloniki. Currently, he is an emeritus professor at the same university. He is a member of the Romanian Writer’ Union and of the Society of Greek Authors, of the Hellenic Society of General and Comparative Literature, founding member (and vice president) of the Greek Hispanic Society, member of the International Association of Hispanic Studies and the Society of Cervantes Studies. He was decorated by the Spanish State with the Order of Civil Merit, degree “Encomienda”. He has published 15 individual books and participated in various collective volumes. He published a great number of articles and studies in Romania, Greece, France, Spain and various Hispanic countries. Fields of interest: Hispanic, Romanian and Neo-Hellenic studies, comparative literature and translation theory. He writes his essays in Romanian, Greek, Spanish and French and translates from: Greek, Romanian, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Catalan and Italian. He has translated, among others: Odysseas Elytis (into Romanian and Spanish); Octavio Paz (into Romanian and Greek); Paul Celan’s Romanian poems (into Greek and Spanish); Gellu Naum (into Greek and Spanish), Nichita Stănescu (into Greek), Ion Vianu (into Spanish), Norman Manea (into Greek and Spanish).