- 1992–1997 Post graduate studies. University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland.
- 1984–1991 University of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland. 1991 MA, Dept. of Industrial Design; minor studies at Dept. of Ceramic and Glass Design
- 1981–1984 Handicrafts and Industrial Arts School, Joensuu, Finland; Cabinetmaker
Glass courses / education
- 2005 Aug Bullseye Masterclass on kilnforming / Klaus Moje, North Lands Creative Glass, Scotland.
- 1991 May Pâte de verre and glass fusing / James Watkins. Pilchuck Glass School, WA, USA.
- 1990 Jul Lampworking / Paul Stankard. Pilchuck Glass School, WA, USA.
- 1989 Apr Pâte de verre / Diana Hobson. Sheridan College, Toronto, Canada.