Dr. Edita Stojić-Karanović started to work at the Institute of International Politics and Economics in 1968, where she established the Centre for Neighbouring Countries and Regional Cooperation in 1985. In 1989, while conducting regional research of Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Southeastern Europe and the Danube basin, she launched an international project of regional cooperation of scientists in the Danube region. Dr. Edita Stojić-Karanović was guest lecturer at the Institute for Economic Diplomacy in Belgrade, Diplomatic Academy of the University of Budapest, Diplomatic Academy of the University of Vienna, as well as at the postgraduate course of the University of Madrid – Fondacion “Jose Ortega y Gasset”. She is member of the Social Sciences Committee of the Hungarian Academic Council of Vojvodina and of the Public Body of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Co-President of the Network of Civil Society Organizations in the Danube Basin, and Co-chairman of the Operational Team of the Border Cities on Border Rivers project. Dr. Edita Stojić-Karanović published about 200 research articles and policy papers in national and international journals, edited volumes and conference proceedings, in Serbian, English, German and Hungarian; she authored and co-authored seven books. Dr. Edita Stojić-Karanović is founder and president of CSO which gather researchers and experts – International Scientific Forum “Danube – River of Cooperation” (1994).