Gerda Burneikaitė

Gerda joined PPMI with an internship program in the fall of 2015. She has an educational background in political science. At PPMI her main fields of interests include communication, employment, education.


Key areas of expertise

  • Policy areas: communication, employment, social inclusion, youth policy, education
  • Methods: case studies, surveys, in-depth and semi-structured interviews, statistical data analysis using R and SPSS



  • MA in Contemporary Political Studies (Cum laude), Vilnius University, Lithuania, 2018
  • BA in Political Science, Vilnius University, Lithuania, 2016
  • Erasmus student exchange, Ghent University, Belgium, 2014-2015


Selected projects

Evaluation of dissemination tools in the area of taxation (European Commission, DG TAXUD, 2018 – ongoing)

Final evaluation of Fostering Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe: Raising Awareness and the Visibility of Digital Icons and Creation of a European E-Mentors Ecosystem (WATIFY Phase 1, 20145-2015) and Awareness Raising Campaign for the Modernisation of Europe’s Industry (WATIFY Phase 2, 2016-2018) (European Commission, DG GROW, 2018 – 2019)

Public-private partnerships for skills development in the ETF partner countries (ETF, 2018)

Evaluation of the European Week of Sport (European Commission, DG Education and Culture, 2017 – 2018)

Evaluation of the EU Agencies under the remit of DG EMPLOYMENT: EUROFOUND, CEDEFOP, ETF and EU-OSHA (European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, 2017-2018)

Analysis of the first results of the implementation of the 2014–2020 Operational Programmes Supported by the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) and related YEI and ESF youth employment actions in the Member States in 2015 and 2016 (European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, 2015-2016)

Network of experts on social aspects of education and training (European Commission, DG Education and Culture, 2015)

Evaluation of Youth Employment initiative, including the implementation of Youth Guarantee initiative (Ministry of Social Security and Labour of the Republic of Lithuania, 2015-2016)



Gerda Burneikaitė, ‘Erdvinė rinkiminio aktyvumo analizė Vilniaus mieste’ [Spatial analysis of voter turnout in Vilnius city]. Geografijos metraštis Vol. 51, 2018.

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