In 2003, Boštjan Kolarič obtained BSc in Law from the Faculty of Law, University of Maribor. His degree paper subject was International Trade Law.
Having completed law traineeship and some legal practice, in 2006 he was employed as a legal consultant in the Office of the Minister of Education and Sports. Since 2009, he has worked as a researcher in the Study Centre for National Reconciliation. He has participated at several international scientific conferences with his own contributions.
Within the framework of the Institute for the Investigation of Communist Crimes, he has participated with the following contributions: The Fall of the Communist Regime in Yugoslavia with Special Emphasis on Slovenia (2009), Slovenia – the Land of Killing Grounds (2010), Condemnation of Communist Crimes in Slovenia – a Legal Perspective (2011).