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Cologne Site

Medicine and Health

ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences
Gleueler Straße 60
50931 Cologne (Köln)

Bonn Site

Nutritional, Environmental and Agricultural Sciences

ZB MED – Information Centre for Life Sciences
Friedrich-Hirzebruch-Allee 4
53115 Bonn




An infrastructure and research centre for data and information in the life sciences.

Rabea Müller

Data Science and Services

Head of Data Science and Data Literacy Training

Key tasks and activities

  • Implementation of data science and data literacy training courses and training of instructors
  • Development of training materials
  • Community Coordinator for the DACH region at The Carpentries
  • Individual support of software, services and data handling


Rabea Müller completed her Bachelor's degree in Library Science at the Technical University of Cologne. She has been Head of Data Science and Data Literacy Training at ZB MED since the end of 2022.

Her involvement with The Carpentries is diverse. With over 60 workshops, she taught as an certified Instructor topics such as Python, Unix Shell and Git. Additionally, as a certified Trainer, she is responsible for training Instructors. As a maintainer, she develops teaching materials, including the Wikidata Lesson.

Furthermore, Rabea is a Community Coordinator at The Carpentries for the DACH region. In this role, she is available to the German-speaking community as a contact person and provides support with various issues. Her activities reflect her interest in promoting education and collaboration in the data science community.


Educational background

  • October 2016 – August 2020
    Study of library science at the TH Köln (B.A.)

Career to date

  • December 2016 – October 2018
    Student assistant in “Current Contents” at ZB MED
  • November 2018 – February 2019
    Practical semester project for the automatic indexing of article metadata at ZB MED
  • March 2019 – June 2019
    Research work for small RNA in the framework of the "InteractOA" project
  • August 2019 – January 2020
    Preparatory work for the integration of preprint servers in the search portal LIVIVO
  • Februar 2020 – Juli 2020
    Preparation of an overview of the required competencies for the employees of ZB MED
  • Dezember 2022
    Head of Data Science and Data Literacy Training at ZB MED