Ms Milka Kazandziska has a B.A. in Economics from the University of Ss Cyril and Methodius, the Faculty of Economics, in Skopje, Macedonia. She completed her M.A. studies at the Berlin School of Economics (FHW Berlin) in 2006. During her Master studies she held the position of a Research and Teaching Assistant in the courses Advanced Macroeconomics and Wage Policies and Globalization at the departments of Master in International Economics and Labor Policies and Globalization. She gained her expertise in international economics through her studies, but also through her work as an export specialist within the company Fonko Int, based in Skopje, Macedonia, as well as through her extensive research as a research assistant at FHW Berlin. Since 2007, Milka Kazandziska is a lecturer at the FHW Berlin, at the Faculty of Economics. Her research interests are: the macroeconomic policy regimes in the European Monetary Union, the European enlargement, the European monetary integration, economic growth and business cycles.