Mirela Župan is a vice-dean at J.J.Strossmayer University of Osijek Faculty of Law. She is a assistant professor at courses relating to private international law and international procedure, international family law and human rights protection, as well as head of PhD Law Program at Faculty of Law. She publishes articles, monographs, editorial books; organizes and takes part at numerous international conferences, workshops and seminars; actively participates in international projects.