Before this he also spent an academic year at the University of Plymouth with Jem Southam. He visited China and worked at the Academy of Arts Design, Beijing, and also participated in an exchange with the Oslo National Academy of the Arts. Markus Esser received his diploma in Design at the University of Applied Science in Dortmund from Prof. Arno Fischer and Prof. Hainer Schmitz. In NYC he studied with Charles Traub and Joel Sternfeld.
在此之前，他还在普利茅斯大学与Jem Southam度过了一个学年。 他曾经访华，并在北京艺术设计学院工作，并与奥斯陆国家艺术学院进行了交流。 Markus Esser在Arter Fischer教授和Hainer Schmitz教授的多特蒙德应用科学大学获得设计文凭。 在纽约市，他和Charles Traub和Joel Sternfeld一起学习。