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Sarah Walz

Sarah is part of the Morgenstadt Global Smart Cities Initiative as a student assistant for communications and media since April 2022. Having a background in multilingual communication and media studies, she is in charge of the project’s communication on social media, content writing for the webpage, and the communication strategy. She is currently studying a master in corporate communications with focus on public relations and communications management.


  • 2021-2023: M.A. Corporate Communications at Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart
  • 2019: Exchange Semester with PROMOS Scholarship at Universidad de los Andes Bogotá
  • 2017-2021: B.A. Multilingual Communication at University of Applied Sciences Cologne
    • Focus Area: Cultural and Media Studies
    • Thesis “Strategies of (De-)Legitimization: A Critical Analysis of the Governmental Discourse on the General Strike 2019 in Colombia”
  • 2021: Intern for Marketing and Communication at D’cada, Medellín, Colombia
  • 2015-2016: International volunteer in a social development project in Colombia



Student Support Communications


University of Stuttgart IAT / Fraunhofer IAO


Stuttgart, Germany


“Before being part of MGI, I’d never thought that urban planning could be so inspiring. International cooperation, climate resilience, and creative solutions to build cities of the future: The Morgenstadt Global Smart Cities Initiative combines all these components to promote a more sustainable and inclusive urban development.”