Dr. Meliha Bijedic graduated from the Faculty of Defectology University of Tuzla (UNTZ) in March 2001, later in February 2002 she became a staff member in the same establishment. And in 2007. Obtained a Masters degree in social sciences, behavioral disorders area on the Education and Rehabilitation Faculty, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Then recived her PhD at the same faculty of the University of Zagreb in 2012. Since October 2012, she obtained the position of a Professor at the UNTZ and teaches vocational subjects such as the treatment of children and young people with behavioral disorders and prevention of such. She has participated in several scientific fields of special education and rehabilitation as well as social pedagogy, published a book, many scientific papers and actively participated in national and international symposia. She has participated in national and international scientific research projects.