Dr Annette Julius is the Head of the Northern Hemisphere Department of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in Bonn as well as of DAAD’s Berlin Office. She studied English and Russian Language and Literature at the University of Cologne, the University of Dundee in Scotland and the Pushkine Institute of Russian Language in Moscow. From 1992 to 1995 Annette Julius did a PhD in Slavonic Studies, with several research stays in Moscow. After completing her PhD, she worked six years for the Catholic German scholarship foundation Cusanuswerk.
In 2001, Annette Julius joined the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD in Bonn, where she was first the Head of Section for “Policy Planning and Coordination” and in 2005 became the Head of Division for “Strategy and Cross-Sectional Programmes”. Since November 2006 she has been responsible for the DAAD Office in Berlin, and since September 2007 for the Northern Hemisphere Department in Bonn.