Martin Dumbach graduated from Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU) in 2010 with a Master in business administration (Diplom-Kaufmann). He specialized in strategic management, international management as well as accounting. In the course of his studies he spent one semester at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense. He gained practical experience in several smaller companies placed in the sports equipment industry. In addition, he worked as a student trainee for Siemens Medical Solutions.