Vedrana Gnjidić was born in 1992 in Županja. She graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb with a BA and MA in German and English language and literature. She defended her MA thesis in German language and literature in 2015 (Affektive Faktoren und Erfolg im DaF Unterricht), and her thesis in English language and literature in 2016 (L2 English and L3 German vocabulary learning strategies).
A student paper written by Vedrana Gnjidić and Ana Rihtarić “How frequency and word class affect reaction time in semantic decision tasks” was awarded a Rector’s award (University of Zagreb) in the academic year 2014/2015.
From November 2018 she is a student at the interdisciplinary postgraduate doctoral programme JEKON – Language and cognitive neuroscience at the University of Zagreb.