German and U.S. Waste Management Law
- Law Studies, University of Osnabrück. Erstes Staatsexamen (First Law Degree), April 1997.
- Visiting Scholar, the Columbia Law School, New York, from September 1998 to February 1999.
- Research Assistant in the Project Group October 1997 – Mai 2000.
- Doctorate in Law April 2000, University of Osnabrück.
- White & Case, Feddersen (attorneys at law) August 2000 – October 2001.