Martina’s passion for cultural diversity of perspectives was rounded off with a semester abroad at the Universidad de las Americas in Puebla/ Mexico. The practical application of her studies helped her succeed in various situations, such as founding a cultural studies magazine, assisting in a digital and socio-cultural festivals like AMRO, and creating a new innovative gastronomy concept for Cup of Soul.
The pursuit of sound knowledge in global processes, the sustainable and economic orientation of companies as well as regional and urban development expressed itself in a master’s degree in Global Studies at the Karl Franzens University in Graz. The degree is now completed with a scientific thesis in the discipline of urban research as well as regional and urban development around the topic of soil sealing and land compaction. Martina main focus of the work is on neighborhood development, the reactivation and renaturation of so-called brownfields, and the linking of these two components.