• 02/2016 (Defense)

    PhD, Political Science, Humboldt University Berlin

    Thesis title: ``The Commission Presidents and European Integration: Political Leadership Performance in Supranational Governance`` (Submission 09/2015)

  • 10/2011-09/2015

    PhD Candidate

    Research Units ``Global Governance`` and ``Position Formation in the EU Commission`` at Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

  • 02/2013-09/2015

    PhD Candidate

    French-German Doctoral College, “Construire les différences II/Unterschiede denken II” (EHESS Paris/Humboldt University Berlin)

  • 06/2015

    Visiting Researcher

    European University Institute/Historical Archives of the European Union, Florence

  • 02-03/2015

    Visiting Researcher

    Fondation Jean Monnet pour l'Europe, Lausanne

  • 10/2014-01/2015

    Visiting Researcher

    French-German Institute, Ludwigsburg

  • 09-12/2012

    Visiting Researcher

    Visiting PhD Candidate, Sciences Po Centre d’études européennes, Paris

  • 10-11/2011

    Visiting Research Fellow

    German Historical Institute, Washington DC

  • 07-12/2011

    Visiting Research Fellow

    BMW Center for German & European Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, Washington DC

  • 07/2010

    M.A. in Political Science, Applied Linguistics & Literature (grade: 1.3)

    Thesis title: “George W. Bush on State Visit in Europe – The Image of the 43rd U.S. President in the German and British Quality Press,“ University of Hildesheim, Germany