Andreas Schulte, Giessen, studied philosophy and German philology in Heidelberg as well as journalism at the University of Hohenheim. He has been active in science management for over ten years, since 2010 as a research advisor at the Justus Liebig University Giessen. Here he is responsible for research funding and advice for researchers applying for third party funding. This includes both funding for individual research as well as acquisition and implementation of larger joint research projects. He focuses especially on the financial support for junior researchers.