Georg Winterberger studied Social and Cultural Anthropology, Science of Religion and History at the University of Zurich from 2005 to 2010. He conducted research for six month in 2008 on the user perception of the quality of care in the Hospital of Manyemen in the Southwest Province of Cameroon. He got further qualifications in project management and public management (he possesses a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Public Management). He thought classes in research methodology, technics of academic reading and writing and in other regional and thematic courses. Georg Winterberger got involved with the Association of the Non-Professorial Academic Staff of the University of Zürich (VAUZ) as co-president (since 2012) and with actionuni the midlevel staff, an association of research staff at Swiss universities, as president (for one year from 2014 to 2015).