1984 – 1991

Studied human medicine at Saarland University, Medical Faculty Homburg/Saar and University of Auckland, School of Medicine, Thames Hospital, New Zealand

1988 - 1989
Scientific assistant at the anatomy department of the medical faculty of Saarland University

1987 – 1991
Teaching activity at the nursing school of the Ev. Fliedner Hospital and the Ev. Saarbrücken Hospital in the subject of pharmacology and in the subject of medical science in the sub-areas of neurology and psychiatry

1996 - 2007
Teaching activity in the field of neurosurgery at the Augsburg Clinic, student teaching for practical year students at the LMU Munich, teaching at the nursing school at the Augsburg Clinic