Dorit Griga studied political science, economics and communication science at Freie Universität Berlin (Germany) and Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain). From 2004 to 2007 she worked as student research assistant in the department for labour market policy and employment at Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB). After graduating at Freie Universität Berlin (M.A.) in 2007 she started working for the European lifelong learning project at Bertelsmann-Stiftung. Then, from 2008 to 2010 Dorit Griga worked as researcher at HIS – Institut for Research on Higher Education. At HIS Dorit Griga conducted research within the EquNet-project as well as other projects dealing with the issue of tuition fees and their impacts on equity and quality within higher education. In September 2010 Dorit Griga started working as researcher at University of Bern (Switzerland). There, she is currently preparing her Ph.D. thesis which will focus the issue of migrant specific inequalities in higher education within the European Union.