- 2020 Habilitation (Dr. rer. nat. habil) at the University of Potsdam, Faculty of Science, "Improved flood risk assessment: new data sources and methods for flood risk modelling"
- 2008 Doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) at Technical University of Darmstadt, Department of Civil Engineering, "A contribution to the uncertainty analysis of distributed hydrological models"
- 1996 - 2002 Diploma in Civil Engineering, TU-Darmstadt, Specialization in Hydrology and Water Resources Management, Hydraulic Engineering, Geotechnics, Water supply and wastewater engineering