Petra Amižić Jelovčić is Full Professor of Maritime and Transport Law, at the Faculty of Law, University of Split. She was born in 1979. She graduated from the University of Split Faculty of Law in 2002, and then completed post-graduate course in the Maritime Law and Law of the Sea and received a Master’s degree in 2005 (Collision of Ships). She was awarded PhD degree in 2007 and her doctoral thesis is entitled Maritime Carriage of Nuclear Material. Petra Amižić Jelovčić has been working at the Faculty Law in Split since 2005, first as research assistant from 2005 till 2009 when she became an assistant professor. From 2012 till 2018 she works as an associate professor and is a vice-head of Department of Maritime and Transport Law. She is an author of many scientific journal papers and of two scientific books; Maritime Carriage of Nuclear Material with a Special Reference to Liability for Nuclear Damage (2010) and Croatian Coast Guard – Legal framework (2017). She is a vice-president of Croatian Maritime Law Association.