Eugeniu Burdelnii is a PhD student in the Department of Political Sciences at the Moldova State University in final, dissertation stage, of his studies. The title of his Ph.D thesis is “Labor migration policies in the process of globalization: The case of the European Union”. He also holds MA degree in Politics, Security and Integration from the University College London (United Kingdom).He has been awarded Carnegie Research Fellowship by the National Council for Eurasian and East European Research (NCEEER), in conjunction with the American Councils for International Education (ACTR/ACCELS), and supported by a Grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. His research focuses on the problems of reintegration and return of the highly skilled migrants to the countries of Western Eurasia Border region (the case of the Republic of Moldova).
Eugeniu is also Alumni of Forum Atlantik e.v. (Germany/USA, 2011); OSI/UCL Chevening Scholar at the University College London (United Kingdom, 2008-2009); Alumni of 21st Century Trust (London/Oxford; 2008); OSI/FCO Chevening Scholar at the University of Oxford (United Kingdom, 2006); John Smith Memorial Trust Fellow (United Kingdom, 2005)
His migration related research experience covers such fields as the use of migration data for policy development; migration mainstreaming into development; evaluation of policy and institutional coherence of the migration management framework in place; assessment and enhancement of migration-related capacities and coherence in order to comprehensively address migration and development interlinkages in national development strategies, policies and programmes; identifying key areas for development support by international donors, particularly in the field of migration and development.