Polina Mandrik was born in Tula, Russia. She studied Philology and Journalism in Moscow and Berlin. During the studies she started to work as correspondent and project manager.

Language skills:
German, Russian, English, Spanish

2008 - 2011


Web-editor, Project Assistant

Responsible for digital content, author recruitmen, organization of events

2011 - 2013

Project Coordinator for “To4ka-Treff” – portal for young journalists from Germany, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Content planning, coordination of editorial work, organization of journalistic workshops, collaboration with journalists from Germany and CIS countries


2013 - 2014

Project Coordinator for Robert Bosch Cultural Managers in Russia

Implementation of  workshops and networking events for cultural managers from Germany and Russian partners, supervision of managers’ activities, financial management and controlling

2014 - 2015

Free University of Berlin

European Journalism Fellowship
M.A. Theatre Studies in Media and Communication Studies

2015 - 2018

Mother and Child Care Center (MOOO)

Network and communication coordinator
“Winiklusia” – inclusive kindergarten in Novy Urengoi

Partner recruitment, communication strategy, mediation between Russian and German experts, study trips, workshops and cultural events in Novy Urengoi

2018 - 2019


Project Coordinator for The Earth Is Flat – How To Read Media” – a media literacy project of Goethe Institute and COLTA.RU

General project framework, coordination between project managers, conceptual and artistic content

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Polina Mandrik