1996-2002 Studies of Geography, Political Science, Geology and Botany at the Universities of Potsdam, Berlin (Humboldt), Rio de Janeiro and Tübingen

2002-2003 Studies of  Agricultural Sciences, Food Security and Natural Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics at the University of Hohenheim, Germany

2004 Field research in Argentina

2005 Diploma: Geography of the developing countries at the University of Tübingen (Diploma thesis: Small-scale farming marketing and livelihood security using the example of the livestock breeders of the region Los Blancas in the Chaco Salteño, Argentina)

2006 Admission examination and acceptance as doctoral student at the Department of History and Sociology at the University of Constance

2006-2009 Scholarship holder of the Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg

2009-2010 Scholar at the Leibniz Institute for European History in Mainz, Germany

2011 Research assistant at the University of Constance, Chair Prof. Dr. Jürgen Osterhammel

2012 PhD in History. Dissertation: "Die Erforschung der Kolonien: Expeditionen und koloniale Wissenskultur deutscher Geographen, 1884-1919".

2013-2016 Parental leave, further education (GIS certificate course) and activities as a programmer in the free economy

2015-2018 Project collaborator for various universities and research institutions (see projects)

since 2019 Research assistant at the Institute for History Didactics and Public History at the University of Tübingen