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Lara Schultz

Public Relations and Communications Trainee

M. A. Media and Culture Sociology 

"Communication is key": This motto guides Lara Schultz as a trainee in science communication. She focuses on getting to the heart of project results from sustainability research. Her motivation: science should be accessible.

In dialog with the scientists, the media and culture sociologist works out the core of their research. She and her colleagues in public relations use press releases, brochures, social media and newsletters as channels. Further training in communications management accompanies the traineeship.

Main focus

  • Science communication
  • Editing websites and print products
  • Press relations and social media


  • Since 01/2023: Trainee for public relations and communication at the IÖW
  • 02/2021 – 09/2022: Working student at Wissenschaft im Dialog
  • 10/2017 – 10/2019: Working student at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs


  • Since 10/2023: Training in communication management, German Press Academy
  • 2019 – 2022: Master's degree in Media and Culture Sociology at the University of Trier
  • 2016: Semester abroad at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China
  • 2015 – 2019: Bachelor's degree in Sociology at the University of Potsdam