Nadia Khelil studied International Business at Paderborn University with specialization in Business Law, organization and Corporate Governance.
During her Master studies she worked as a student trainee at Wincor Nixdorf International, Paderborn. She received her degree as Master of Arts in International Business in spring 2011.
Subsequent to her Master studies Nadia Khelil became a Ph.D. student at the Chair of Corporate Governance. In the beginning of her Ph.D. studies she worked as research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Corporate Governance as well as at the "Fachhochschule der Wirtschaft" in Paderborn at the same time. Since January 2012 Nadia Khelil is employed by Holter Regelarmaturen GmbH & Co. KG as assistant to the management and therefore she is now an external Ph.D. student at Paderborn University.