Diploma in vocational education and business studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, 1997. Master of Science in Comparative and International Education, University Oxford, England, 1998.
Research officer University Oxford, 1998—2000. Lecturer, researcher Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, 2000—2001. Lecturer, researcher Institute Vocational Education and Business Studies University Paderborn, Germany, since 2001.
Member co-determination council University Paderborn, since 2002.
Member of Comparative and International Education Society, German Society Educational Studies.