Julius studied economics and management at the Hamburg School of Business Administration, 2006-2009, and gained work experience as a trainee at the German mail order company Otto GmbH & Co. KG. Following his bachelor’s thesis he completed internships at the German Bundestag, among others, and started his M.A. degree in Sustainability Economics with a concentration on the energy sector at the University of Kassel in 2010. Study visit at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. In his master’s thesis he analyzed the acceptance of battery charging tariffs in the e-mobility. He joined the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets at Fraunhofer ISI as a research fellow in March 2014.