About UsDr. Katrin Berty

HCIAS Managing Director

Tel.: +49 (0)6221 54-19332
Email: katrin.berty(at)uni-heidelberg.de

Dr. Katrin Berty is the managing director of the HCIAS. She is an academically trained translator with two diplomas in translation studies for Spanish, French, and English, and received her Ph.D. in translation studies from the Faculty of Modern Languages of Heidelberg University in 2016. Katrin’s academic interests focus on interlanguage communication as well as linguistic and cultural mediation. Katrin has worked both in academia and the public-private sector. From 2005 until 2019, she taught and conducted research at Heidelberg University’s Institute for Translation and Interpreting as well as at different universities in Spain and was responsible for developing joint study formats with international partners. As part of her ongoing professional development in academic teaching and research management, she has successfully completed comprehensive training programs such as the Baden-Württemberg Certificate for Teaching and Learning at University Level and the University of California Los Angeles W30 Program.

Since 2011, Katrin Berty has contributed to the further development of the regional focus on Ibero-America at Heidelberg University. From 2011 until 2019, she was the executive project manager at the former Ibero-America Center (IAZ), focusing on the establishment of an international institutional network, designed especially for doctoral students and junior scholars. Since its founding in September 2019, Katrin has been the managing director of the Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies (HCIAS). 

Dr. Katrin Berty

Please contact Katrin Berty to learn more about…

  • Individual and institutional cooperation with the HCIAS in research, teaching, and the transfer of knowledge
  • Research opportunities for young scholars at the HCIAS
  • The HCIAS doctoral program

Cooperation at the HCIASHCIAS Research ProgramHCIAS Doctoral Program



Dr. Katrin Berty

Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies | HCIAS
Brunnengasse 1, 69117 Heidelberg

Tel.: +49 (0)6221 54-19332
Email: katrin.berty(at)uni-heidelberg.de

Visiting address:
Bergheimer Str. 58a, 69115 Heidelberg
Room 111 (4311.01.111)