Detlef Goller is Academic Director at the Department for Medieval German Philology at the University of Bamberg and Student Advisor at the Centre for Medieval Studies (ZeMas). After finishing his exams for the teaching profession (German, History, and Social Sciences), he worked for 12 years at the University of Halle/Wittenberg. His articles have focused on the Courtly German Literature while his PhD thesis investigated the intertextual relations between the works of Gottfried von Straßburg and Hartman von Aue (Lang Verlag, 2005). He is Head of a Project (MimaSch) that tries to re-establish medieval German language and literature at schools and promote medieval German to the general public. He is editor of the series for teaching materials at the University of Bamberg Press.