Julia Gschwendner holds a double degree in International Management (MSc, CEMS MiM) from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and HEC Paris. Additionally, she set a focus on Chinese studies and attended Tsinghua University in Beijing. She gained diverse practical experience in the private as well as the public sector and was active in the field of International Development Cooperation before joining TUM International GmbH. As a junior project manager she is currently focusing on the area of technology transfer and the management of networks at the interface of industry, academia and public authorities, among others within the framework of the establishment of the  European Knowledge and Innovation Community EIT Urban Mobility.