He holds an M.Sc. in Climate Change and International Development from University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. His masters thesis discussed to what extent the World Bank integrates climate change in its operations. Before that, Adis received a B.Sc. in ‘Political Science and Economics’ from Lund University, Sweden.

Adis is also a PhD candidate at Utrecht University Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development where his research is focusing on the transnational aspects of adaptation governance. It aims to explore and explain the role of non-state actors in adaptation governance.