The Anna Lindh Head of National Network in Finland is FIME, which has been selected through public competition since June 2014.
The aim of the Finnish Institute in the Middle East - FIME is to promote and support the research and teaching of the Middle Eastern languages and cultures. To fulfill its aims, the Foundation supports the Finnish Insitute in the MIddle East - FIME and grants research and travel awards to graduate and advanced students as well as professionals. The Insititute supports Finnish research on the Middle East and arranges teaching the above mentioned fields in cooperation with universities.
The Foundation provides logistical and operational support to the National Network in Finland through the Network Coordination Support (NCS).