Torben Behm studied Latin and Mathematics at the University of Rostock and the Université de Nantes (France) from 2008 until 2014. During his graduate studies he was funded by the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des dt. Volkes).
Torben Behm graduated in 2014 (First State Examination) with a thesis on “Ovid’s letter to Tuticanus (Pont. 4.12) – Commentary and Interpretation”.
In 2015, he worked as a lecturer for Latin at the Language Centre of the University of Rostock.
His main research interests are Ovid and ancient epic poetry. The title of his doctoral project, which is supported by the German National Merit Foundation, is “The City as Setting and Literary Landscape in Ovid’s Metamorphoses”.