2012 – 2017
PhD student at the Institute for Ecosystem Research at CAU Kiel. Thesis: Landscape development and soil transformation in the former Viking settlement Hedeby.

2009 – 2012
Master of Science degree in Environmental Management, CAU Kiel. Thesis: Spectra of Grain Size Distribution as Indicator for Cultural Landscape Development: the Neolithic Burial Mound Königsgrab (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany).

2004 – 2009
Diploma degree in Soil Science, Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russia). Thesis: Effects of electrolytes concentration on hydrophysical properties and biological activity of soil-like objects with high specific area (Salym oil field, Western Siberia, Russia).