*1970, Graduate Translator
1990-1997: Studies of Translation/Interpreting at the University of Heidelberg with focus on Russian, French and Law (Graduate Translator)
Several years of experience as a translator and clerk in the Office for Town Twinning and International Relations of the City of Darmstadt.
2006: Distance learning course in Translation (English) at the Institute of Linguists, London (Diploma in Translation)
2008-2018: Freelance translator for the languages English, French, Russian
Since January 2019: Secretary in the Africa Department of KAAD