Zrinka Vučinović was born in 1985 in Zagreb, Croatia. She holds MA in International Relations and National Security from University of Zagreb, Faculty of Political Science. Her master thesis were orientated towards region SEE, especially Bosnia and Herzegovina. As stipendist of European Commision she spent one year (2008) at Univeristy of Sarajevo, Faculty of Political Science, researching for final paper. She graduated in 2009 on „Ethnic Conflicts and Security Policy of Bosnia and Herzegovina“. Currently, as a researcher of Institute for International Relations (IMO) in Zagreb, she is participating in international project ”Security Transitions in the Western Balkans- From Conflict Zone to Security Community?”.