Bachelor in Politics and Administrative Sciences at the University of Constance. Master in International Relations at the Technische Universität Dresden including a semester abroad at De Montfort University in Leicester, England. Studies focused on quantitative social and organization research as well as the legal base, structure and function of the European Union. Master thesis on European energy policy after the Treaty of Lisbon. Particularly interested in questions concerning the transformation of the energy system and alternative forms of mobility. Work experience from a practical at Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V. and working as a scientific assistant at the Institute for Resource Efficiency and Energy Strategies. Since April 2012, research associate in the Competence Center Energy Technology and Energy Systems at Fraunhofer ISI.