Dr. Luise Fischer studied Business Administration and Intercultural Business Communication (undergraduate) and Economics (Diplom) at the University of Jena, the Louisiana State University (on a direct exchange), the Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne (Maîtrise) and at the Free University Berlin (Diplom). During her studies, Ms. Fischer placed special focus on the subject of economic geography and participated in several international scientific programs such as the Studienkolleg in Berlin and the Society for Advanced Study of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation.
Furthermore, she completed an internship at the Permanent Mission of the Federal Republic of Germany to the OECD in Paris and was a Carlo Schmid Fellow working at the Staff Development and Learning Section of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Thereafter, Dr. Fischer completed a Master of Science in Human Geography at the University of Edinburgh. There she subsequently wrote her doctoral thesis in Historical Geography whilst simultaneously working as a subject tutor until 2015.
Since July 2018, Dr. Fischer has been a member of AGYA, the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities, an interdisciplinary network of outstanding young researchers from Germany and the Arab countries.