1993-1999 – education in Deaf Pedagogics and Early Pedagogics at the Universities of Karlsruhe and Heidelberg
1999-2002 – assistant for research and science; teacher at the Warmia-Mazury University in Olzstyn (Poland)
2003 – work in science and research at WMU within the DAAD academic exchange program and as award winner of the Foundation of the Federal Land of Baden-Wuertemberg
2005 – attained the degree of Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences (cum laude, awarded by Prof. Dr. Horsch/Prof. Dr. Laszig).