1981 - 1986 Undergraduate studies in Zurich (July 1986 Baccalaureate in Modern Languages : English, German and French)
1987 - 1993 (I've followed a Corso di Laurea in Lettere = Master Degree) in Romance Philology at the University of Rome La Sapienza.
1996 - 1998 Master Degree (Licentiata Philosophiae, Lic. Phil.) at the University of Zurich in : Italian Literature (Hauptfach = main subject),
Medieval French Literature (II. Hauptfach = second main subject) and History of Art (Nebenfach = subsidiary subject).
Dissertation title: "I Salterelli dell'Abbrucia sopra i Mattaccini di ser Fedocco", edizione critica, (Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michelangelo Picone); final mark 6/6; published in Rome, Salerno Editrice, 1998.
- April 2005 PhD Degree (Docteur ès Lettres - avec soutenance publique) in Romance Philology at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). Dissertation: "Il viaggio di Carlomagno in Oriente, contributi per una nuova edizione del poema"; final mark: summa cum laude; published in Alessandria, Edizioni dell'Orso, 2005.
- January 2010 Habilitation degree (Venia docendi = teaching qualification), Privatdozentin at the University of Zurich, in : Italian Medieval and Renaissance Literature and in Old French Literature.
- April 2017 Titularprofessor degree, Professor Doktor at the University of Zurich.