Curriculum vitae

1973 born in Münster (Westphalia)
1980-1993 Primary and secondary schooling in Hamm, finished at Gymnasium Hammonense
1994-2000 Politics, sociology and media science studies in Marburg and York (UK), degree: MA equivalent (Diplom-Politologe)
1996-2003 Friedrich Ebert Foundation (FES) scholarship
1999 Intern with the State office for civic education, Düsseldorf
2000-2003 Graduate course European Studies in Aachen,
Master of European Studies (M.E.S.)
2002 Intern with the Party of European Socialists (PES), Brussels
2003-2005 Research Associate at the RWTH Aachen Politics Department
2007-2009 Research Associate at the Institute for German and European Political Pary Law and Research, Düsseldorf
2009 Online Journalism Course, Mibeg-Institut Medien, Cologne