At Global Change Ecology until 12/2013
October 2007 - September 2010:
International Elite Graduate Program "Global Change Ecology" (M.Sc.)
University of Bayreuth, Germany
October 2003 - January 2007:
International Study Program "Environmental and Resource Management" (B.Sc.)
Brandenburg Technical University of Cottbus, Germany
Bachelor Thesis: "The Influence of Extreme Weather Events (Drought, Heavy Rain) on the Root Biomass of Experimental Heathland Communities" as part of the EVENT experiment (a joint project between the University of Bayreuth and the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ)
August 2005 - March 2006:
Semester abroad at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Internships & Summer Schools
June 2009 - August 2009:
Internship at Land Stewardship Centre of Canada
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
18-30 Aug. 2008:
International Summer School "Assessing biodiversity and growth behaviour of Amazonian floodplain forests"
under the auspices of UNESCO in the Mamiraua Reserve, Brazil
20-26 July 2008:
Summer School "Land cover and climate change in West Africa"
Internship at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)
Department of Nature Conservation in Leipzig, Germany
May 2007 - October 2007:
Internship in the Environmental Department of the John Deere Werke Mannheim, Germany
Internship in the EVENT experiment (a joint project between the University of Bayreuth and
the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research UFZ)
8-11 July 2009: Stewardship & Conservation in Canada 2009
(Stengthening Stewardship...investing at every step) http://www.stewardship2009.ca/default.cfm
10-12 March 2009: Energy Crossroads Global Summit "Our Opportunity"
26-30 May 2008: COP 9 of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
22 Feb. 2008: Klimaforschungskongress by the state of Bavaria
18-19 April 2008: "The Role of Religion in Environmental Governence"