Thomas completed his studies in Indology, cultural studies, and philosophy at Leipzig University (2003-2009). In 2006/07, he received an ERASMUS grant at Pisa University.
In July 2015, he earned a PhD at the Leipzig University’s Institute for Philosophy. His thesis “Hörbarer Sinn” (“Audible Sense”) was supervised by Prof. Andrea Kern. In April 2014 he began working as a research assistant to Prof. Volker Schürmann at the Cologne German Sport University’s Institute for Pedagogy and Philosophy.