Silvia Schulz studied English Linguistics and Psychology at the TU Braunschweig. Until 2015, she worked as a research assistant and project coordinator for international projects at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and the Technical University of Munich. She then coordinated third-party funded projects at the Research Centre for Medical Technology and Biotechnology in Bad Langensalza. In 2019, Silvia Schulz moved to the Max-Weber-Kolleg at the University of Erfurt. Since January 2023, she has been supporting the team of the Research and Graduate Services Unit in advising on applications for third-party funding projects and is also responsible for doctoral administration (Docata).