Renate Erlacher was born in Lienz, Osttirol, graduated from Vienna
University from German Language and Literature and Philosophy (masters
degree) and Psychology (PhD). Part of her studies she spent in the
United States: at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and at Harvard University
She has been teaching German as a Foreign Language at a language program
at the University of Vienna. She also worked as an Assistent Professor
for German at Korea University, Chochiwon, South Korea.
Josef Gerger (Academy for Applied Arts) she took a course in designing
and manufacturing shoes, with Mag. Katharina Symon (Academy for Applied
Arts) a course in designing and manufacturing handbags.
Since 2002 she is a member of "Who is Who" - Austria