M.A., Ana Nikodinovska Krstevska is a Teaching Assistant in International Public Law and Politics of the EU at the Faculty of Law at the Goce Delcev University – Stip in Macedonia. She graduated in International and Diplomatic Relations at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Naples “Orientale” (Italy), and obtained her Master degree of II level in Social Policies and Strategic Management for the Sustainable Development of the Territory at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Bologna (Italy). Currently she is enrolled in Ph.D. studies in the field of Studies for European Integration at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” – Skopje (Macedonia), class of prof. Biljana Vankovska. From 2008 she is actively involved in research activities in European Foreign and Security Policy with a particular accent on Enlargement policies, for which she has conducted part of her research at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Yearbook of the Faculty of Law (Goce Delcev University – Stip) and a member of the Editorial Staff of the International Review “Balkan Social Science Review”. She has participated in a number of conferences in Macedonia and abroad, worked on scientific research projects, and has published various articles in domestic and foreign reviews. At the moment she is conducting research on international cooperation on migration issues between the EU and third countries, with a special accent towards countries from the Western Balkans.