Mia Roth-Čerina is a Croatian architect and associate professor at the Department of Architectural Design at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Zagreb, where she attained her diploma in 2000 and doctoral degree in 2015.
Her primary interests in both professional, teaching and research practices are educational buildings, spaces for achieving social standards, public space, and architectural education. She is engaged in activities directed at raising spatial culture and initiatives aimed at promoting various levels of architectural education – from early built environment education to exploring new modalities in higher architectural education. She has co-organized and mentored student workshops in cooperation with the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb, UNICEF, AEDES Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin, and many other associations and organizations. 
Taking part in research projects related to educational architecture since 2002, she has profiled her research interests, currently most engaged in the Erasmus+ research project Architecture’s Afterlife as well as activities of the European Association for Architectural Education’s Education Academy. 
Engaging in competitions and practising architectural design since 1999, also with Tonči Čerina, she has won numerous awards in architectural competitions. They received the Croatian Architects’ Association annual Viktor Kovačić award for the best project of the year in 2019 for the Elementary School in Popovača and were nominated for the same award in 2009 for the Kindergarten in Lanište. In 2020 they received the Grand Prix of the Salon of Architecture in Novi Sad and the Fresh&Bold award of the Days of Architecture in Sarajevo for 2019. They were also nominated for Piranesi, Mies Van der Rohe, BIG See and Vladimir Nazor awards. She has served as a jury member of architectural competitions and been a member of professional, public and faculty bodies. Most notably, since 2010 she has served as the Croatian delegate of the international UIA working group Architecture & Children and has contributed to their conferences and meetings. Since 2016 she has been serving as vice-dean of international relations and art at her faculty. In 2018 she was elected as a council member of the European Association for Architectural Education. She co-hosted the annual EAAE conference titled ‘The Hidden School’ in 2019 in Zagreb. Recently, she has judged the RIBA President’s Medals – Dissertation Medal in 2020, as well as the UIA Architecture&Children Golden Cubes, awarded at the UIA Congress in Rio de Janeiro in 2021.