Jana studied at the University of Siegen, Germany, and at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. In 2008 she received a B.A. in Social Sciences and Media Studies. Currently she is enrolled at Utrecht University, Netherlands, studying in the MSc Sustainable Development – Environmental Policy and Management program. She specializes in renewable energy policy and behavioural change for climate change adaptation.
During her stay at CLISEC, Jana works on her Master's thesis, which has the title “CSP as a chance for development”. She is an active member of the DESERTEC Discussion Group.