Ivana Krstić is a Full Professor of International Human Rights Law and a Director of the Human Rights Centre at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law. She obtained her LLM (2003) at the School of Law, University of Pittsburgh (USA), along with an LLM (2004) and Ph.D. (2008) at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Law. In the academic year 2006/2007, she was a Chevening Scholar working on her dissertation at Exeter College, Oxford University. She teaches several courses, including European Immigration Law and Policy, Refugee Law and Minority Rights. She is also a director of the specialist course on International Refugee Protection, delivered by the Faculty of Law and San Remo Institute for Humanitarian Law, with the support of UNHCR Serbia.
As a leading Serbian expert in the area of human rights, she is engaged in many projects run by several international organizations and agencies, such as UNHCR, OSCE, UNDP, OHCHR, CoE, UNICEF. She also collaborates very closely with the Serbian Commissioner for the Protection of Equality, the Judicial Academy and the National Academy for Public Servants, and participates in many training for judges and other public officials. She has published several monographs and textbooks, around 20 handbooks, and more than 60 articles in the area of international human rights law, international refugee law, and international public law. She is a member of the European Equality Law Network (EELN), and Co-Rapporteur of the Country Report for Serbia in the Oxford Compendium of National Legal Responses to Covid-19. She is also a co-editor of the Springer series Gender Perspectives in Law.