Anja Pienkny studied Information Sciences from 2000 to 2005 at the University of Applied Sciences in Potsdam. After her degree “Diplom-Archivar (FH)” she studied two semesters at the I.U.T. (Institut Universitaire de Technique) at Dijon (France).
Since 2007 she works in the archives of the scientific collections of the IRS. She is responsible for descriptions (especially of estates) and the user assistance. Since 2016 she works additionally in the institute library.