Mitar holds an MA and PhD in German Linguistics, Serbo-Croat Language and Literature, and German as a Foreign Language from the Humboldt University, Berlin. Before his academic career he was educated as an airplane mechanic. Mitar also held a teaching position at the University of Belgrade German Department. In 2002, after a two year trainee program with McDonalds, he started working for the Vienna University of Technology International Office. He continues to teach technical German there for international students. He was also the chief editor of Fachsprache - an International Journal of Specialized Communications. Later he started his own German language school, Kulturimpuls, before finally in 2012 founding INNES - International Network for Educational Support in Higher Education (INNES Institute Vienna) as a high quality educational platform supporting and implementing creative ideas. That year, he also became the Executive Director of an international university network for higher education institutions known as Ge4--Global Education: Exchanges for Engineers and Entrepreneurs Network. Mitar’s hobbies include sailing, reading Alan Ford, and travelling. He is a fan of the music of Goran Bregovic and Van Morrison and of Star Trek character Jean Luc Picard. His left brain draws his favorite quote from Back to the Future: Roads? Where we're going, we don't need roads. His right brain: choose love! (Michael Roads).