Susanne Thiel received her M.A. in German Literature and Spanish studies from Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg in 2008, after attending language class at University of Sevilla in 2002/2003. She has taught German classes in various language schools and joined Freie Universität Berlin International Summer and Winter University (FUBiS) in 2011. Presently, she is also teaching at Goethe-Institut Berlin and at Technische Universität. Her interests include language development, cultural studies and international politics.