He completed his undergraduate studies in business administration at Saarland University and his postgraduate studies in management at University of Mannheim. During his studies he qualified as a
certified banker (Bankkaufmann) at the Federal State Bank Saar (Landesbank Saar).
Marcus is dealing with forecasts of corporate earnings and insolvencies as part of his Ph.D. studies in economics at Saarland University where he is also working as a research assistant at the
chair of public policy.