Gabriele Permoser has studied political sciences and has a master degree from the University of Vienna. During her studies, she focused on higher education and research policy. From 2010 to 2013, she was programme manager of the Vienna International Post-Doctoral Programme of Molecular Life Sciences at the Max. F. Perutz Laboratories, a joint venture of the University of Vienna and the Medical University of Vienna. Since 2013, she is working at the St: Pölten University of Applied Science. As assistant to the management board, she is focusing on the development of study programmes, research, innovation and knowledge transfer as well as internationalization.