Stefano Palalidis studied Archaeology at “La Sapienza” University of Rome and received his Master`s Degree in 2015. Since 2017 he participates in the PhD program Landscape Archaeology and Architecture (LAA) at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS) with the thesis “The funerary traditions in the Yamnaya cultural horizon (ca 3400 – 2200 BC): Development and differentiation”.