Gregor Bitto studied Latin and Greek at the Universities of Rostock and Oxford. His doctoral dissertation analyzing Horace’s reception of Hellenistic scholarship on Pindar was published in 2012.
After completing his second state examination (Zweites Staatsexamen) in Hamburg, Gregor Bitto became an Assistant Professor in Classics at the Catholic-University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt.
In 2015, Gregor Bitto received the venia legendi for Classics with a habilitation treatise about Statius' Achilleid.
He is currently working on self-fashioning in Seneca’s philosophical works.