Sylvia Veit studied political science at the University of Potsdam and at the Free University of Berlin. In 2004 she was awarded with a PhD-scholarship from the Graduate School of Modern Governance at the University of Potsdam. Since 2006, she has been working as a research assistant at the Chair of Political Science, Administration and Organization at the University of Potsdam. She published several scientific articles and reports on better regulation topics. Within her PhD-project, she has undertaken intensive empirical research about the implementation of regulatory impact analysis in Germany and Sweden.