Oliver Tege began his studies in 2003 at the Bauhaus University Weimar in the bachelor's programme Media Culture. After successfully completing his B.A. in 2006, he went straight on to study for a Master's degree in Media Culture, also in Weimar. He graduated with an M.A. in Media Culture in September 2009. From April 2009 to September 2009, he worked as a research assistant at Prof. Dr. Oliver Fahle's Chair for "History and Theory of Visual Media". From October - November 2014 he worked as a research assistant at the IKKM.