Naida Mehmedbegović Dreilich has been working as a researcher at the IFSH since 2009. She is responsible for successfully implementing projects run by the OSCE Network of Think Tanks and Academic Institutions and is maintaining their website. From 2009 to 2015, she was academic coordinator for the Peace and Security Studies at the IFSH. In 2003, she completed the Peace and Security Studies herself. Since 2004, she has been working as lecturer and trainer for intercultural communication at the Universities of Hamburg, Bonn, Bremen, Buxtehude, Luneburg and Oldenburg. She studied English, Romance Languages and Literature, and Psychology at the University of Hamburg. From 2001 to 2004, she was one of the organizers of the “Students build bridges – a dialogue between peoples in Southeastern Europe” congress.