Justina Vaičiukynaitė

Justina has joined PPMI with an internship in April 2018. She has an educational background in Political Science from Vilnius University, Institute of International Relations and Political Science. Being a Researcher at PPMI, she is involved in European- as well as national-level projects in areas of education, R&D&I, employment and social inclusion.


Key areas of expertise

  • Policy areas: education, R&D&I, social inclusion, EU structural assistance.
  • Methods: qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis, including desk research, in-depth, semi-structured and structured interviews, surveys, case studies, intervention/logic models, statistical analysis using R.




  • BA in Political Science (Cum Laude), Vilnius University, Lithuania, 2019



Impact evaluation of EU funds investments in the areas of R&D&I and education under Lithuania’s Operational Programme 2014–2020 (2019–ongoing)

Technical support to improve the Quality and relevance of the adult education system in Hungary (SRSS, 2019–ongoing)

EU tax policy – evaluation of communication channels (European Commission, DG TAXUD, 2018–ongoing)

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

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, 2014-2015) and awareness raising campaign for the modernisation of Europe’s industry (WATIFY Phase 2, 2016–2018) (European Commission, DG GROW, 2018–2019)

Evaluation of the European Week of Sport (European Commission, DG EAC, 2017–2018)

Study on Digital Skills in the 21st century (European Parliament, CULT Committee, 2018)

E-solution:NOWORRIES Agency Developing esthetics.