Visiting Researcher: Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. and at the Melville Society Archive, New Bedford, USA. Archival Work for Ahab in Love. The Creative Reception of Moby-Dick in Popular Culture. March 2012.
Visiting Professor: Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands, September 2008-January 2009.
Visiting Professor and Visiting Researcher: Oglethorpe University, Emory University, and Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA. Research for Poetry Goes Intermedia. US-Amerikanische Lyrik des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts aus kultur- und medienwissenschaftlicher Perspektive. August 2005-May 2006.
Visiting Researcher: SUNY New Paltz and Woodstock, NY, USA. Research for Sounds of Poetry. Contemporary American Performance Poetry. Summer of 2000.
Erasmus Semester: Roehampton University, London, GB, September 1999 – January 2000.
Summer School: Texas A&M University, USA, July 1997.
Summer School: Oxford Brookes University, GB, July 1996.
Cambridge Proficiency Exam: Bromeley of Further and Higher Education, College, London, GB, September 1994 – June 1995.