Annika Zorn is the Director of PhD Programmes and Digital Learning at the Hertie School. Previously, she worked at the European University Institute (EUI) and was responsible for the academic and professional development programme for early-stage researchers. Before that, she was the Executive Director of the Florence School of Banking and Finance and Deputy Director at the Florence School of Regulation, both at the Robert Schuman Centre at the EUI. She is also the founder of an online school bridging academic thinking and the world of practitioners in the area of energy and climate. Her areas of expertise are in early-stage researcher’s development, digital strategies in higher education, as well as teaching and learning. She is the editor of the book Higher Education in the Digital Age. Moving Academia Online (Edward Elgar, 2018). She received her PhD from the European University Institute.