Friedrich Heidemann studied Business Administration (Betriebswirtschaftslehre) and graduated from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (B.Sc.) as well as Universität Hamburg (M.Sc.). Afterwards, he graduated from the University of Birmingham, UK in International Business (M.Sc.).
His research interests are service innovations and service productivity in international contexts, internationalization, strategic management as well as international human resource management.