Söbbing studied law at the University of Muenster (best Law School in Germany) and journalism, political science and philosophy. He was a fellow of the renowned Professor Thomas Hoeren (“leading voice of IT law”) and received his doctorate as a part-time from Jürgen Bellers and Susanne Strahringer (Dean of EBS, one of first private Business Schools in Germany) in Siegen.
He completed the Master of Laws of HHU in conjunction with a CASRIP scholarship and a study visit a.d. Univ. of Washington and also obtained the certification in the US Patent & IP Law.
He also graduated in programs at Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, Shanghai and St. Gallen.