Dr Aleksandra Berberih-Slana graduated from the Faculty of Education at the University of Maribor in 1997 at the Department of History and Department of English Language with Literature. In the same year she was awarded a scholarship of the Slovenian Science Foundation to continue her studies at the Department of History. In 2000, she obtained her Master's degree and started working as a young researcher at the Department of History at the Faculty of Education, University of Maribor. In 2003, she successfully defended her doctoral thesis and was granted the title of Doctor of Historical Sciences.
In 2003, she started working as researcher on a postdoctoral project. In October 2006, she was appointed Director of the National Liberation Museum Maribor, a special museum of modern history. She is currently in her third mandate. Besides being a director, she is a curator and in charge of a collection of 100.000 objects.
Aleksandra is the President of the Slovenian Museum Association since 2015 and a Board Member of ICOM Slovenia.
At NEMO's European Museum Conference 2019, Dr Aleksandra Berberih-Slana will present “Museum with an attitude” in the European Slam Presentaiton of Courageous Museums Projects on Saturday 9 November.