Caner-Liese Robert has studied German Philology, Theory of Literature and Philosophy at the universities of Barcelona, Groningen and Munich. Between 1992 and 2001 he taught at the Faculty of Humanities at the University Pompeu Fabra. He is currently Professor of Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature at the University of Barcelona.
He has edited and translated into Catalan Fragments of Novalis and Notes literature of Theodor W. Adorno and Castilian Fichte Studies and other writings of Novalis. He has also published work on hermeneutics, critical theory and early Romanticism