Ieva Grumbinaitė

Ieva joined PPMI in August 2019 as a senior researcher. She completed PhD in political and social sciences at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. She focused on European Union institutions and policy-making during her academic career and wrote her dissertation on the impact of the rotating EU Council presidency on the member states. Along with her PhD, Ieva worked as a data manager for several research projects and taught classes on EU policies. She has extensive experience in conducting interviews, desk research, qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Besides Lithuanian, Ieva is fluent in English and German.


Key areas of expertise

  • Methods: qualitative and quantitative methods. Interviewing, desk research, case studies; Categorical, survey data analysis.



  • BA in European Studies, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, 2009
  • MSc in Public Administration, Leiden University, 2011
  • PhD in Political and Social sciences, European University Institute, 2014-2020


Selected projects

Study “Removing obstacles to cross-border solidarity activities” (DG EAC, 2019 – ongoing)

Study on inclusiveness and adequacy of student support in higher education under the next Erasmus programme (DG EAC, 2019 – ongoing)

E-solution:NOWORRIES Agency Developing esthetics.