1997-2000: Undergraduate degree course in Business Administration at the Catholic University of Eichstaett
2000-2001: Visiting student at the Sophia University Tokyo, Studies of comparative culture and management in Japan, stipend of the German Academic Exchange Service
2001-2003: Postgraduate degree course in Business Administration (Diplom-Kauffrau) at the Technical University of Berlin (Master thesis: benefit segmentation as an instrument for designing multi-channel systems)
1997 – 2003: Internships at Audi AG; Minolta Europe GmbH, Continental AG
Since 2003: Research fellow at the Institute of Management
2006: 3-month research stay at the Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, stipend of the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science.
Field of Research
Competition and cooperation in OEM-supplier automotive in Germany and Japan