||Ulrike Maurer studied English and Music at Bonn University. Afterwards she worked in the news departments of various radio and TV stations. From 1995 to 1999 she was part of the public relations staff of a parliamentary group in the German Bundestag and as such responsible for the marketing of events and publications.
In December 1999 Ulrike Maurer joined IZA. As the Event Manager she is responsible for the planning and organization of international and domestic IZA conferences and workshops.