Dr. Marko Babic studied economics at the Warsaw School of Economics and International Relations and Political Science at the University of Warsaw, where obtained a PhD in Political Philosophy. His current post is assistant professor (adjunct) at the Institute of European Studies of University of Warsaw. He is a secretary of the Department of European Subregional Studies at the Institute of European Studies (University of Warsaw). His research and teaching covers contemporary Western Balkans region – geopolitical position, state building processes, and ethnic conflicts, including such determinants as history and religion. Axiological problems of the region remain the main focus of his research interests.