since 2016 Freie Universität Berlin, postdoctoral fellowship at the Excellence Cluster Topoi, Institute of Prehistoric Archaeology; project: “Early Iron in Eastern Europe” (Prof. E. Kaiser)
2016 PhD from Freie Universität Berlin
2012-2015 Freie Universität Berlin, doctoral fellow of the Excellence Cluster Topoi; thesis entitled “Die Anfänge der Eisenverhüttung im Bereich der Przeworsk-Kultur” (“The beginnings of iron smelting in the area of the Przeworsk culture”; supervisor Prof. M. Meyer, Prof. W. Schier)
2012 Magister Artium from Universität Heidelberg, Institute of Prehistory, Protohistory and Near-Eastern Archaeology with a thesis on “Die Feuerböcke der späten Bronze- und frühen Eisenzeit in der Ägäis und im östlichen Mittelmeerraum” (“The firedogs of the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age in the Aegean and the Eastern Mediterranean”; supervisor Prof. J. Maran)
2009-2012 Universität Heidelberg, studies in pre- and early history as well as classical archaeology, medieval and modern History
2006-2009 Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, studies in pre- and early history as well as classical archaeology and eastern European history