Claudia Reith studied law at the University of Salzburg, she graduated in July 2010 (Mag. iur.). During her studies she did several internships, for example at the Austrian Institute for Human Rights and at the Independent Financial Office. Recently, she obtained an LL.B. oec. degree in law and economy from the same university.
Claudia Reith is working as a research assistant at the department of private law at Salzburg Law School. She acted as coach in the 18th Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot. Currently, she is writing her doctoral thesis dealing with investment-arbitration.