Nives Mazur-Kumrić is an Assistant Professor of International Law, who has chaired various subjects in the domain of International and European Law at the University of Osijek, Croatia since 2000. She holds a PhD degree in International Law (University of Osijek, Croatia) and a Marie Curie postdoc degree in International/Nationality Law (University of Liège, Belgium). Her research interests lie in the area of human rights law, minority rights, citizenship, ethnicity, migrations, state succession, EU law, environmental law, etc. She is the author of the first university textbook on minority rights in Croatian – “European System of Minority Rights Protection” (Školska knjiga, Zagreb, 2017). Her studies in International and European Law include EUI, Florence; CEU, Budapest; Irish Centre for Human Rights, Galway; Academy of International Law, The Hague; Department of Law, Politics and International Studies, Parma; and many others. Currently, she holds the position of Minister Plenipotentiary at the Permanent Representation of Croatia to the EU in Brussels, with most of her work focused on the even social, economic and territorial development of the EU.