Inna Ganschow studied journalism at Al-Farabi University and Slavic Studies and Media Studies at the University of Trier, where she earned her PhD in Media and Buddhism in Russian Postmodern Literature. From 2008 to 2014 she taught Russian language, literature and media at the University of Trier, and from 2014 to 2016 at the University of Saarland. From 2017 to 2019, she taught the interdisciplinary special course "Russia and Luxembourg at the crossroads of history" for students of the Universities of Luxembourg and of Tambov.
Throughout her academic career, Inna has also maintained a journalistic path. Coming to television journalism in her teens as a moderator of a youth weekly program at the Baikonur TV company in Kazakhstan, she continued to work as a journalist after moving to Germany in 1994. Since 1999 she has worked as a freelancer for ZDF Television in Germany, mainly covering historical documentaries and contemporary history under the direction of Guido Knopp, for whom she researches archives and frequently interviews historical witnesses. The documentaries "Stalingrad", "The Heated Moments of the Cold War” and “The first ladies of Russia: in prison in the Kremlin” are only some productions which Inna has contributed and collaborated on. As for print media in Germany, Inna published articles for Trierischer Volksfreund from 1997 to 2004 , and since 2015 she has worked as a correspondent for Luxembourg's largest newspaper Luxemburger Wort, covering historical, cultural and intercultural topics.
In addition to her journalistic work, she has published several books, including her PhD thesis in 2013, the chronicle of the Russian Orthodox parish of Luxembourg in Russian in 2014, the children's book of fairy tales "Russian Winter" in Russian and Luxembourgish in 2015 and a monograph on the topic of the scientific project about the Russian presence in Luxembourg in the 20th and 21st century "100 Jahre Russen in Luxemburg. Geschichte einer atomisierten Diaspora" in 2020. This project was conducted at the Center for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) at the University of Luxembourg and was funded by the Lydie Schmit Foundation from 2017 to 2019.
From 2021 to 2024, Ganschow is in charge of the project "Forced Labor of Soviet POWs and Ostarbeiters in Luxembourg during World War II" commissioned by the Luxembourg government. Another research interest of hers is the literary works of the forcibly recruited into the Wehrmacht Luxembourgers in Soviet captivity in Tambov 1943-1945.