Caitlin Vito graduated from the University of Guelph in 2012 with a major in European Studies and a minor in German. As part of her programme, she studied at the University of Konstanz for the academic year 2010-11. She returned to Germany in the summer of 2012 to work as a research assistant at the University of Bremen, with a travel scholarship from the College of Arts. She is currently a student in the Erasmus-Mundus M.A. programme in Global Studies at the University of Leipzig.