Katarina graduated from the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade, Department for International Relations and European Integration, after which she obtained MA in Human Rights and Democracy in South East Europe at University of Bologna. During her master studies, she did an internship in KIPRED (Kosovo Institute for Policy Research and Development) where she conducted a research on the role of Ombudsperson in democratization of Kosovo. Moreover, for two years, between her bachelor and master studies, Katarina worked as an external associate in Friedrich Ebert Stiftung on the topics related to political education, gender equality and EU integration. Further, she successfully finished Training of Trainers and Lecturers organized by FES in 2013 on the topic of European Integration and Transitional Justice. In 2014 Katarina took part in Alpbach Summer School in Belgrade where she studied European Union institutions and policies. In the meantime, she wrote articles for Kosovo 2.0, Balkanist and European Western Balkans. Katarina joined the CEP team in December 2015. She speaks English and has working knowledge of Russian.