Ave Mattheus is an Associate Professor of Estonian Literature. She holds a Master's degree in German Philology and Comparative Literature from the University of Munich, Germany (1998) and a Doctorate in Cultural Studies from Tallinn University (2013). She has been a visiting lecturer of the Estonian language and literature at the Universities of Munich and Göttingen in Germany.

Areas of research

Estonian children’s and youth literature

Estonian literature in 18. and 19. century

Modernization of Estonian literature

Translation Studies

Estonian-German cultural and literature contacts