Dominik Böhler graduated from FAU in 2009 with a Master in business administration (Dipl.-Kfm.) and a major in Entrepreneurship. In the course of his studies he spent two semesters at Hull Business School, UK where he received a bachelor's degree in business. He also was an active member of START for many years and served as President of START Erlangen-Nürnberg e.V.. He gained practical experience during several internships and projects with firms like STABILO, SiemensVDO, Continental and several others in Germany and the UK.