Jasmina Talam completed undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD studies at the Academy of Music of the University of Sarajevo. She is professor of the ethnomusicological subjects and Head of Institute for Musicology at Academy of Music, University of Sarajevo. She regularly presents the results of her research in national and international conferences and contributed to numerous articles, book chapters and edited works. She was academic editorial contributors to Grove Music Online, Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World and SAGE Encyclopedia of Ethnomusicology.
For six months, Jasmina Talam is connected to Musikverket/The Swedish Performing Arts Agency to study Bosnian music in Sweden.