Marvin Helferich studied Business Psychology (B.Sc.) with a focus on environmental psychology at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences and Psychological Science (M.Sc.) at Gothenburg University (Sweden). In his Master's thesis which he completed in 2022, he meta-analyzed the role of personal and social norms in explaining individual pro-environmental behavior.
Since July 2022, he has been working as a research associate and PhD candidate in the Business Unit Actors and Social Acceptance in the Transformation of the Energy System of the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets. His work focuses on the role of individual and cultural factors in the transformation of the mobility system.