Eugen Sava is Director of  the National Museum of the History of Moldova. He studied archaeology in Chişinău and St. Petersburg. In 2003 he obtained his habilitation with a work on “Cultural interconnections and chronological relationships in the Carpathian-Dniestr region during the Late Bronze Age period”. Besides his diverse collaborations with the Moldovian Academy of Sciences, he was professor at the Pedagogical University of Moldova, at the Free International University of Moldova and has been professor for archaeology and ancient history at the State University of Moldova since 2003.
His research concentrates on archaeology and ancient history of the Carpathian-Danube region.
During his research stay at Topoi he contributed to the research project (A-2-1) Pastoralism by investigating aspects of mobility in cattle-breeding cultures of the west-Eurasian steppe region.