Kreutzer, Gert

Studied Germanic Philology, Latin and Scandinavian Studies in Münster, Tübingen and Kiel, PhD and habilitation in Kiel, 1970-1990 assistant, associate professor and professor in Kiel, 1990-2005 director of the Institute of Nordic Philology / Scandinavian Studies at the University of Cologne, numerous publications on the history of literature and culture of the Nordic countries, many translations of poetry and prose from English and the Nordic languages​​, especially from Icelandic, awarded with the Icelandic Order of the Falcon, president of the German-Icelandic society in Cologne.