Raluca Betea studied History and History of Art at the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj Napoca. She has a PhD in History from the same institution and the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milano (2012). Research scholarships at the University of Vienna, Humboldt University in Berlin and Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milano. She published several studies in kunsttexte.de, Colloquia, Transylvanian Review, Philobiblon, Studia Historia Artium. She is currently working as cultural attaché at the Romanian Cultural Institute in Berlin.