Nicolai Teufel studied German language and literature, geography and education. From 2013 to 2019, he was a research associate at the Department of Geography at the University of Bayreuth. Since 2019, he is working as the head of the project Learnopolis.net (financed by DAAD and BMBF) at the Center of Teaching and Learning of Bayreuth University. In 2021, he joined the project QUADIS as a research associate. He is specialized s on the internationalization and digitalization of higher education in Germany and East Central Europe.