We are pleased to announce that the University of Sarajevo has received the HR Excellence in Research Award.
The award is granted by the European Commission to research institutions that have made significant progress in implementing the European Charter for Researchers and the Principle for the Employment of Researchers, which adhere to the documents and standards prescribed by th European Union in relation to the working conditions and employment of researchers, and whose recruitment procedures are harmonized with the European ones. In order to harmonize the vision of human resources development at the University of Sarajevo with the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, the University of Sarajevo has signed the Charter and Code in 2016, and later submitted an application for the HR Excellence in research Award. The application submission was preceded by development of the Internal Gap Analysis and the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R) with the Action Plan. Activities related to signing the Carter and Code, application submission, as well as preparation of Gap Analysis and the HRS4R with the Action Plan, have been implemented through the Erasmus+ project Enhancement of HE Research Potential Contributing to Further Growth of the WB Region – Re@WBC.
With the positive assessment of the UNSA application, the European Commission recognized the efforts of the University of Sarajevo to provide better conditions for the work and employment of the researchers at the University of Sarajevo. The recognition is very significant for the University of Sarajevo, but it also represents a commitment since it implies the efforts and activities of all bodies and organizational units of the University of Sarajevo to implement measures from the Action Plan for the Implementation of the UNSA Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R).