Dr. Slavko Carić was born on 6th June, 1936 in Odžaci, Vojvodina, Serbia. He finished his elementary and high school education (was an outstanding student) in Novi Sad in 1955. He graduated from the Faculty of Law in Belgrade in 1959. During his studies he was very active in many student organizations. He received his PhD at the Faculty of Law in Belgrade in 1964, immediately after which he started working as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Law in Belgrade.
Slavko Carić worked as a teaching assistant at the University of Novi Sad from 1960, then in 1965 he became an assistant professor, since 1969 he was an associate professor and since 1974 full professor at the Faculty of Law in Novi Sad. He held a Chair in Economic-Legal Sciences and was a manager of postgraduate studies in the economic department. He was married, with two children.