The HRS4R strategy is a tool launched by the European Commission to support universities, research institutions and organizations that fund research in the application of The European Charter for Researchers and The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers, which aim to contribute to the development of a European labor market attractive for researchers.

With / through the 'HR Excellence in Research Award', the European Commission recognizes the institutions which make progress in aligning their human resource policies to the 40 principles of the Charter & Code, based on a customized action plan/HR strategy.

In 2018, Bucharest University of Economic Studies initiated the procedure of HRS4R implementation by adopting the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for Recruitment of Researchers.

Download The Letter of endorsement of the Charter and Code

The Notification of commitment was sent by European Commission on 10 January 2019.

Download The Notification of commitment

On 10 January 2020, The Process Description, Gap Analysis, OTM-R Checklist & Action Plan were submitted to The European Commission.

Download The Process Description

Download GAP Analysis (Charter and Code Checklist)

Download OTM-R Checklist

Download Action Plan


See: HRS4R: Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

See: HRS4R Process Description

See: Analysis of HRS4R questionnaire data

See: Human Resources Strategy of Bucharest University of Economic Studies