Juris Doctor, University Innsbruck, Austria, 1997. Master of Laws in European Union Law, Danube University, Krems, Austria, 2000. Doctor of Philosophy, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 2005.
Nsr. researcher European Academy, Bolgano, Italy, since 1998.
Member Malteser Hospitaldienst, Bolzano, Austria, 1991—1995, Club Albpach Südtirol, Bozen, Italy, since 2005.
Children: Leonie-Helen, Maria-Antonia.