Anja is a PhD candidate at the Cologne University, writing her thesis in space law on the topic “Exploring legal mechanisms for the development of new space law binding norms – transcending the stalemate”. From December 2017 until June 2020 she worked as the Project Manager for a European Space Agency (ESA)/Cologne University joint project: “ESA Convention Commentary”. Prior to that, from 2014 to 2016, she was an External Consultant of the European Space Policy Institute, Vienna, Austria. From 2009 until 2014 she studied at the Law Faculty, University of Vienna, where she specialized in international law with the main focus on international space law. Subsequently, she continued to conduct space legal research and participated as a speaker in several international Conferences and published various articles in esteemed journals. Furthermore, she founded the “Serbian Case for Space Foundation” in Belgrade, Serbia with the aim to engage Serbia in the space domain.