Stephanie Wirz was born (1986) and grew up in the Canton Basel-Landschaft. Following a one-year period of study at a College in the USA, she began to read law at the University of Basel in 2008, and in 2014 obtained her Master of Law degree with a specialization in transnational law. After completing her studies, Stephanie served a number of internships at various courts, at a foundation for the protection of animals and in the pharmaceutical industry. Most recently, she was employed as an academic associate in the cantonal administration of Basel-Landschaft. In September 2019, she took up a position as an academic assistant at the Chair of Legal History and Legal Theory with Prof. Michele Luminati.