He was educated at Ca ‘Foscari University in Venice, where he has been teaching Hebrew language and literature since 1992. In 1999 he was called to the Free University of Berlin to head the Institute of Judaic. In addition to collaborating with many specialized magazines, he has written regularly since 2000, for the Sunday supplement of “Il Sole 24 ORE”, articles devoted to Jewish literature and history.
Giulio Busi lives between Berlin, Milan and Castiglione delle Stiviere. Since 2013 he has been married to cultural sociologist and university teacher Silvana Greco.