Galina Evstatieva holds a Ph.D. in Arabic Literature from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, where she is currently an Associate Professor of Arab Culture and Islamic Art at the Department of Arabic and Semitic Studies. She taught various disciplines related to the study of society, culture and art in the Arab world. She has held the lecture course "Islamic Art" at the National Academy of Arts, Sofia. She is the author of the monograph "The Arabic Poetry" (2011). She is also a member of the Union of Arabs and Islamists (UEAI). She has conducted research and has participated in various international academic forums in Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Hungary, Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy and the United States.