Violinist Anja Bukovec was born in Slovenia, where she started to learn violin with Professor Vildana Repše. At the age of 13, she continued her schooling at the Music Conservatorium in Prague with Professor Jaroslav Foltyn. Two years later she passed the admittance exam with Professor Igor Ozim. Under his tutelage, she continued her studies in Vienna and at the School of Higher Musical Education in Köln where she graduated in 2001. Soon afterwards she completed her post-graduate studies with Professor Vasilij Meljnikov at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana.