2008
Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française; Niveau C1 du Cadre européen commun de référence pour les langues
Institution: Ministère de l’Education Nationale de la République Française Date of graduation: July 24, 2008 (81/100)

2002-2006
Ph.D. Sociology
Institution: Interuniversity Center for Social Science Theory and Methodology (ICS), The Netherlands
Date of graduation: April 26, 2007 (cum laude)
Thesis title: The effects of externalities on partner choice and payoffs in exchange networks

2000-2002
Master of Science Sociology
Institution: University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Date of graduation: Augustus 21, 2002 (cum laude)

1994-2000
Bachelor Economics
Institution: University for Professional Education (Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden, The Netherlands)
Date of graduation: June 29, 2000