From 1979 to 1886, Dauerer studied painting and graphic arts at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste Nürnberg (Academy of Fine Arts, Nuremberg) with Professors Ernst Weil and Christine Colditz. During this time, she won the Academy's award and a scholarship of the Deutsch-Französisches Jugendwerk (German-French Youth Promotion) for a stay of three years at Villa Arson in Nice (France).
From 1984 to 1986 she passed a diploma study in Nice at Ecole Pilote Internationale d'Art et de Recherche with Professor Ben Vautier, among others.
In 1986 Dauerer won the Bavarian Award of First Appearance for young littérateurs and visual artists. One year in Florence followed in 1988 in the course of Villa Romana Award.
In 1992 Dauerer spent one year in New York and Tucson in the USA due to a scholarship of the Bavarian States Ministry of Science and Arts.