2008-2012: Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
- Doctoral Degree in Philosophy (summa cum laude)
- Ph.D. Thesis on "Varieties of Social Understanding"
- Supervised by Prof. Albert Newen and Prof. Shaun Gallagher
- Supported by the Barbara-Wengeler-Foundation
- Dissertation Prize by the Ruhr-University Bochum in 2013
2001-2007: University of Bremen, Germany
- Master Degree in Philosophy
- Master Thesis on "Intentionality: From Epistemology to Psycholinguistics"
- Supervised by Prof. Manfred Stöckler and Prof Wolfgang Wildgen
- Subjects: Philosophy (main subject), Cultural Sciences (1st minor subject), German Literature and Linguistics (2nd minor subject)
1992-2001: Städtisches Gynasium Leichlingen, Germany
- German Abitur
- Subjects: Physics (1st main subject), German Literature (2nd main subject), Mathematics (1st minor subject), Philosophy (2nd minor subject)
- Award by the German Physical Society (DPG) in 2001