Elisabet Carbó has a B.A. in Translation and Interpreting and French Philology (UAB) and a Master’s Degree in Catalan Didactics for Adults (UB-UVic). She also completed the Erasmus Mundus Master Course in European Literary Cultures (Université de Strasbourg and Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna), which allowed her to specialize in the field of sociology of translation.

She is currently a member of the ERC project “Social Networks of the Past: Mapping Hispanic and Lusophone Literary Modernity (1898-1959)”, where she is developping a doctoral thesis on the institutionalization of Iberoamerican culture through international mobility.

She worked in the past as a professor of Catalan studies at University of Bologna and as a translator.