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The Authors

Holger Moos

Holger Moos © private Holger Moos studied German language and literature and history, later completed an in-service training course to become an expert in documentation science, and works in the "Libraries" department of the Goethe-Institut's headquarters in Munich.

Friederike van Stephaudt

Friederike van Stephaudt © private Friederike van Stephaudt studied comparative literature and philosophy in Bonn, Graz and Hamburg. She wrote for the Kritische Ausgabe (i.e. Critical Edition) and worked for Literaturhaus Hamburg. She has been working at the Goethe-Institut since 2016, and since 2018 as a consultant on literature and translation funding at the Munich headquarters.

Marit Borcherding

Marit Borcherding © private Marit Borcherding is a graduate librarian and studied social sciences, history and contemporary German literature. She has worked in libraries, in the book trade, as an organiser of literary events and as an editor. Since January 2015 she has been working in the Internet editorial office at the Goethe-Institut headquarters in Munich.

Swantje Schütz

Swantje Schütz © private Swantje Schütz studied science of journalism and communication as well as North American studies in Berlin, Aix-en-Provence and Copenhagen. Since then, she has done press and public relations work in the fields of civic education and politics. Since 2017, she works as a freelance online editor for the headquarters of the Goethe-Institut.

​Jakob Rondthaler

Jakob Rondthaler © private Jakob Rondthaler studied politics and law at the University of Münster and online journalism at the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences. Since January 2018 he has been working in the Internet editorial office of the Goethe-Institut, where he had previously completed a traineeship. 

​Regine Hader

Regine Hader © private Regine Hader studied media and cultural studies in Düsseldorf, Nantes, Madrid and Munich. She completed her Master's degree at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and gained journalistic experience at ZDF, among others. Since 2018 she is doing a traineeship in the Social Media department of the Goethe-Institut.

Eva Fritsch

Eva Fritsch © private Eva Fritsch studied comparative literature in Mainz, Dijon and Munich. She has worked for Deutsche Welle, Heyne Verlag and Süddeutsche Zeitung, among others. Since 2018 she has been a trainee in the Internet editorial department of the Goethe-Institut.

Victoria Engels

Victoria Engels © private Victoria Engels studied Media and Cultural Studies in Düsseldorf and European Economics and Politics in Halle (Saale) and Milan. Meanwhile she has written for the online magazine weinkenner.de, GrapeCheck and for a DAAD campaign. Since September 2019 she has been working at the Goethe-Institut as a volunteer in marketing and sales.