Annika Schmidtpeter joined the Research Support Services at TU Dortmund University in 2019. In the Project Development and Management team, she initiates and coordinates university-wide third-party funding applications of TU Dortmund University on topics such as diversity and sustainability. She is also responsible for communication and dissemination in on-going EU projects.
After completing her studies in Classics and History at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Annika Schmidtpeter worked as a research assistant in the Cluster “Religion and Politics” at the WWU Münster and gained her first experience in research management. As a consultant at the Service Center for Young Reseachers at Bielefeld University, she provided advice to students and doctoral candidates and supported applications for both postdocs and graduate research fellowships. At TU Dortmund University, Annika Schmidtpeter initially also worked as a funding advisor. One focus of her work was the promotion of international mobility and networking of researchers. Until winter 2021, she was the contact person for departments in the humanities and social sciences.