2005 - dato PhD study in biodiversity and ecology at the University of Göttingen, Germany
Expected degree: Dr. rer. nat.
Expected thesis title: Vitality and turnover of fine roots in spruce stands
2004 - 2005 Study in ecology at the Umea University, Sweden
Degree obtained: M.Sc. in Biology
Thesis title: Does stream restoration increase detritus storage and favour heterotrophic nutrient pathways in lotic food-webs?
1999 - 2003 Study in International Forest Ecosystem Management at Eberswalde University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Degree obtained: B.Sc. in Forestry
Thesis title: Water-protective measures in Swedish forestry – evaluating their benefits for aquatic ecosystems
1995 - 1997 Gutenberg-Gymnasium Mainz, Germany
High School graduation: Allgemeine Hochschulreife
2005 - dato Scientific Assistant at the Department of Plant Ecology, Albrecht von Haller Institute for Plant Sciences, University of Göttingen, Germany
2003 Technical assistant for the German Technical Cooperation (GTZ) in Chile
2002 - 2003 Internship at the Forestry Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome, Italy
2000 Internship at the Department of Conservation in New Zealand