Main Fields

Basic Research Basic research questions dealt with by FinkA include:

  • Generic competences and intercultural team competence (3C)
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Civil Safety and Security FinkA is partner in several project consortia on the domain of civil security (mainly funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research BMBF). Here, FinkA’s focus lies on the psychological, cultural, and … read more…
Maritime The maritime world is one of the truly international industries. Merchant ships travel with crews from many different countries and seafarers often have to work under extremely demanding conditions. Research questions read more …
Medical According to the latest figures, more than 30.000 physicians from foreign countries are working in the german medical system, mainly in hospitals. Frequent problems are often attributed to read more …
Team Training For truly international teams, knowledge of any single foreign culture is only of limited help.Finka develops the approach of enabling culturally heterogeneous teams by providing team members with generic competencies that allow them to read more …