Dr. Sophia Rost completed her doctorate in philosophy at the University of Potsdam with a thesis on democracy and political theory. Since 2014 she works as a project manager in the field of quality management for higher education. Since then, she managed digital education projects. Recently, she and her team are concerned e.g. with the development of a Learning Management System called Campus.UP at the University of Potsdam. She also taught and held research positions in Potsdam, Dublin (Ireland) and Philadelphia (USA).
Her main interests are in social transformations like globalisation, digitalisation and neoliberalism and their relation to the shape of the higher education system and the idea of 'Bildung' or university.