Filip Stiglmayer has been Press and Media Officer at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society (The German Internet Institute) since May 2018, an institute coordinated by the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB). In this capacity, he is responsible for the institute’s external and internal communications. Prior to that, he worked as a Science Journalist with the Forschungszentrum Jülich / Project Management Jülich where he was, among other things, in charge of communications for the funding programme „Research at Universities of Applied Sciences“ of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. He started his career as a PR consultant at the communications agency WE DO communication GmbH.
Filip Stiglmayer studied Media Sciences at the University of Cologne. After the completion of his studies he gained first professional experiences with political organisations in Pristina (Kosovo) and Brussels (Belgium).