Dunja Urbančič was born in 1985 in Šmartno pri Litiji, Slovenia. After the graduation on High School Bežigrad in 2004 she enrolled in Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana. She defended her undergraduate thesis entitled Inflamatory and Adhesion Responses of Human Endothelial Cells on IgG Fractions of Patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome under supervision of Prof. Dr. Borut Božič and Aist. Prof. Dr. Snežna Sodin-Šemrl. Since 2011, she investigates in a research group of Prof. Dr. Irena Mlinarič-Raščan.