Fields of activities:
|» Cultural studies |
» Gender and sexuality studies
» Other social sciences
|» Business and Management |
» Education (incl. training, pedagogy, didactics)
» Health sciences
» Journalism, mass media and communication
» Social work
Brief description of your activity focus
Research on ageing in all fields of application (e.g. health, education, business, social work)
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
The Institute on Ageing (INA) at the Berner Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences) is an interdisciplinary research institute combining expertise from psychology, sociology, nursing studies, cultural studies, social work, economics, and journalism.
Our methodological expertise is in empirical socical research employing methods such as quantitative surveys, qualitative interviewing, content analysis, and ethnographic approaches.
The institute has a large network of parnters from different areas of applied gerontology (e.g. health care, education, SMEs, public administration).