Dorin Goian was born in Moldova, a former USSR republic and is currently based in Chisinau. He studied economics at Moldovan Academy of Economic Studies.
In 2006 he moved to Canada to take up photography and studied photojournalism. In 2009, Dorin Goian attended Magnum Workshop at Contact Photo Festival in Toronto. In 2011 he was a selected participant at Noor Nikon Masterclass in Documentary Photography in Bucharest.
In 2013 he participates at Sputnik Images workshop in Chisinau, Moldova.
Currently, Dorin Goian, is based in Moldova and is working on a long-term project about difficult economical situation of Moldova and its effects on population.