Ieva Grumbinaitė

Ieva joined PPMI in August 2019 as a senior researcher. She is about to complete her 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.


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-ongoing


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.