HR Award

HR Excellence in Research

About HR award

The HR Award (The HR Excellence in Research Award) is the prestigious European award for excellence in employee care in the research environment. Its holder commits to create professional, open, transparent, and ethical environment for the employees. 

Benefits of the implementation: 

  • Higher prestige anattractivity of the faculty for international applicants
  • Sustainable, international, prestigious and transparent working environmentwelcoming national as well as international excellent researchers
  • Guarantee of the European standard employee care quality, open and transparent recruitment processes


    Endorsement of the European Charter and Code principles

  • 2/2021 - 12/2021

    Preparation of the internal GAP Analysis and the Action Plan

  • 01/2022

    Submission of the GAP Analysis and the Action Plan, initial Assessment by the European Commission

  • 03-04/2022

    Estimated HR Award granting

  • 06/2022

    HR Award granting


    06/2022 - for 24 months

    Implementation of the Action Plan

  • 06/2024 - for 36 months

    Interim Assessment, Implementation of the Revised Action Plan

  • 3 years after Interim Assessment

    Renewal evaluation by the European Commission

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