University of Vienna (Austria)
At her university in Vienna Birgit majors in Japanese Studies with Interpreting, so she was already quite well-versed in things Japanese before she came to Momoyama. As history is one of her specialties, she enjoys living in the Kansai region, which is not only steeped in traditional Japanese culture but also has a vibrant popular culture. She is particularly fascinated by historic cities like Kyoto and Nara, which she has visited several times. She also likes taking "Purikura", small instant photos that are popular with young people in Japan.