Maya Prodanova studied Religion and Culture at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Since 2017 she has been doctoral fellow at the Excellence Cluster Topoi with the thesis “Das frühe Christentum in Thrakien als stabilisierender Faktor an der unteren Donau”. She also has participated in the PhD program  Ancient Languages and Texts (ALT) at the Berlin Graduate School of Ancient Studies (BerGSAS).