Born in Hanoi and raised in Southern Germany, Dieu Linh studied Modern South and Southeast Asian Studies (M.A.) in Berlin, Seoul and Hanoi. She completed her undergraduate studies in International Business and Cultural Studies with a focus on Southeast Asia at Passau Universität, Germany. She also gained and applied her international experience while working at Metro AG Vietnam and at the Bavarian Ministry for Economy, Media, Energy and Technology. Linh conducted the seminar „Vietnam between borders. Theory meets Reality“ at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.