1998 – 2005: Magister studies in German philology, recent German literary history, and psychology at RWTH Aachen
2000 – 2004: Student assistant at the Chair of German Philology under Professor Frank Liedtke, RWTH Aachen
2004 – 2005: Student assistant at the Chair of German Jewish Literary History under Professor Hans Otto Horch, RWTH Aachen
2005: Magister thesis on the (linguistic, communicative) architecture of intersubjective understanding entitled "Architektonik intersubjektiven Verstehens"
2006: Recipient of the Springorum-Denkmünze for completing her Magister studies with distinction; Research assistant at the Chair of German Jewish Literary History under Professor Hans Otto Horch, RWTH Aachen
2006 –2009: Scholarship recipient of the Graduiertenförderung der RWTH Aachen; Doctoral studies at the German Linguistics Unit under Professor Thomas Niehr
2010: Cross-disciplinary doctoral thesis on the subject of sharing knowledge and whether knowledge lends itself to being perceived entitled "Kommunikation und Kommunizierbarkeit von Wissen (Prinzipien und Strategien kooperativer Wissenskonstruktion)"
2011: Teaching assignment at the RWTH Aachen German Linguistics Unit
2012: Research/teaching assistant at the German Linguistics Unit and Chair of German Philology, RWTH Aachen