HR Strategy for Researchers

As second university in Sweden, Jönköping University has been awarded the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission.  

The award means that the university provides a stimulating and favorable work environment with a strong commitment to implement fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal procedures for national and international teachers and researchers.

The certification for Jönköping University demonstrates that the university has the right qualifications and ambition to offer academic teachers and researchers excellent working conditions, as well as meeting the demands of the European Commission for open and transparent recruitment processes.

Jönköping University went through the European Commission's first audit during the winter of 2020/2021 without remarks. The auditors express that Jönköping University's work is robust and systematic and the university is praised for working with great commitment on these issues. The approved revision means that Jönköping University retains the certification and continues the process of working for an excellent working environment for academic teachers and researchers. The next revision, which includes site visits from the European Commission, will be during the winter of 2023/2024.

Do you have questions about the HR Excellence in Research work at Jönköping University?

Please contact Chief HR Officer Ingrid Estrada-Magnusson

Background to the HR Excellence in research award

Documents and Decisions concerning the award

Questions about the HR Excellence in Research work at Jönköping University?

Please contact  Chief HR Officer Ingrid Estrada-Magnusson