Slađana Aras Kramar was born in 1984 in Pula. In September 2007 she graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb (Lawyer, Bachelor/Master degree, summa cum laude). During legal studies she was repeatedly awarded the Dean's awards, awards for excellence in the study and the Provost's award. In 2007 she enrolled in the Postgraduate Doctoral Study of Civil and Family Law Sciences, Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb. She defended the doctoral thesis Proceedings in Matters of Child Maintenance on 19 June 2012 and acquired the academic degree of Doctor of Laws (dr. sc. = LL.D., PhD).
From November 2007 to the present she has been employed at the Law Faculty, University of Zagreb, first as research assistant to the research project Harmonization of Civil Procedure with the legal system of the European Union, the Department of Civil Procedure, since July 2012 as senior research assistant, and from November 2013 as associate professor. After a period of practice in the Municipal Civil Court and Municipal Criminal Court in Zagreb (from November 2007 to November 2008) she was admitted to the Bar (Croatian State Bar Examination – admitted to the Bar, Zagreb, 6 April 2010).
She is active researcher on the international scientific project Ius Commune Research School, Foundations and Principles of Civil Procedure in Europe, universities of Utrecht, Maastricht, Amsterdam and Leuven (February 2009 until today), and engaged in the Legal Clinic of the Zagreb Faculty of Law as assistant project leader and mentor of clinicians that directly provide legal aid to citizens (October 2010 until today).