Vera Peixoto grew up in Porto, Portugal, where she did her undergraduate studies in English and German and completed her MA in Iberian Studies, at the Faculty of Humanities, Porto University.
She lived and studied in Germany (Hannover and Osnabruek) for 2 years and worked in the Netherlands for 5, as a representative of the Camões Institute at Utrecht University.
She is now the director of TSU Camões – Portuguese Language Center, in Tbilisi. She will also be teaching the language courses provided by the Center.
Her academic interests include Renaissance and Early Modern Period literature, Life Writing and Hagiography, Cinema, Post-Colonial and Gender Studies.
She is currently doing her PhD on 20th Century Portuguese Literature at Utrecht University.