Dr. Christina Heidemann

Dr. Christina Heidemann

Teaching and Research Associate

Department of International Management

Room: Room 5.123

Consultation hours

Tuesday, 14:00 - 16:00 and Thursday 14:00 - 15:00

  • Academic Coordinator: Bachelor of International Business Studies (IBS) ) (responsible for students who began their study in 2019/20 or earlier)
  • Intercultural Competence
  • International Business Management | Internationale Unternehmensführung
  • Foundations of International Management II

Research Focus

Cross-Cultural Training, Cultural Identity, Multicultural Teams

Curriculum Vitae

Academic qualification
Since 2017 PhD Candidate, Department of International Management, School of Business and Economics, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
2015 – 2016
Semester abroad at the Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
2014 – 2017
Master in International Business Studies (M.Sc.), School of Business and Economics, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg
2013 – 2014 Semester abroad at the Université François Rabelais, Tours, France
2011 – 2014 Bachelor in International Cultural and Business Studies (B.A.), University of Passau, Passau, German
Work experience
2016 – 2017
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Department of International Management, Student assistant, Nürnberg, Germany
2016 BearingPoint, Marketing and Communications, Intern, Frankfurt, Germany
2016 Umicore AG & Co. KG, Public Relations and Internal Communication, Intern, Hanau, Germany
2014 Community Plant Variety Office, Administration and Customer Service, Intern, Angers, France
2013 Kulturreferat München, Event Management and Public Relations, Intern, Munich, Germany
2011 Eurocamp Travel GmbH, Receptionist and Guest Relation Manager, Sérignan Plage, France
International research and teaching activities
European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference 2019 in Leeds, England
Research stay at Aarhus University, Denmark
Teaching and research stay at Université de Montpellier, France
European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference 2018 in Poznań, Poland.
German-Chinese Doctoral Colloquium at Nanjing University, China
2018 13th “Global and Cross-Cultural Organizational Research” Ph.D. and Post-Doc Seminar and Conference, Maastricht, Netherlands
2017 European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference 2017 in Milan, Italy
2017 German-Russian Doctoral Colloquium with Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics as well as National Research University Higher School of Economics Moscow, Russia
2020 Kempf, C. and Holtbrügge, D. (2020). Moderators and mediators of cross-cultural training effectiveness: literature review and development of a conceptual model. In: European Journal of International Management, 14(2), 293-326.
2017 Kempf, C. and Holtbrügge, D. (2017). Developing Human Resources for International Activities. The Case of Leoni (book chapter). in: The Internationalization of Firms: Case Studies from the Nürnberg Metropolitan Region.
2017 – 2019
Member of Ariadne ReWi Mentoring Program
 2013 – 2017
Max Weber Programm des Freistaats Bayern
Extracurricular Activities
2012 Volunteer at a primary school, Nairobi, Kenya


German (native language)
English (fluent)
French (fluent)
Spanish (fluent)
Italian (basic)