- Healthier Materials & Sustainable Building Certificate - Parsons / New School
- Earthbuilding for Architects and Engineers Certificate - Bauhaus WBA
- Historic Earthen Structures Certificate - Bauhaus WBA
- Iceland Turf Building Certificate - Fornverkaskólinn
- Adobe Proficiency Certification - The Earthbuilders' Guild
- Specialist for Building with Earth Certification - Dachverband Lehm
- Certificate in Adobe Construction - Northern New Mexico College
- B.A. in English Literature & Linguistics - The University of Erfurt
- MZP (B.A. equivalent) in Art History - FSU Jena
- MZP (B.A. equivalent) in German as a Foreign Language - FSU Jena
- Camera, Editing & Sound Design Workshops - Werkleitz Gesellschaft e.V.
- German Literature & Photography coursework - Rutgers University NJ
- Audio recording with Sound Devices field recorders.
- Video acquisition with Blackmagic Design and Panasonic GH cameras.
- Sound design with Hindenburg Journalist and Elektron Samplers.
- Video editing with Final Cut Pro X and ScreenFlow.
- Web development with HTML, CSS and PHP.