Anja Krüger studied East Slavic studies at the University of Leipzig and then cultural and political science at the Institute for East European Studies of the Freie Universität Berlin, where she received her Master’s degree in 2014. Through various projects she has gained experience in research and project coordination as well as the planning and execution of overseas trips. An internship in the German-Russian meeting centre in Saint Petersburg, Russia, gave her a first insight into the work of foundations. During her student work experience in the German Bundestag, she became familiar with the working practices of a large administration. Since January 2017 she has been communications coordinator at ZOiS.