European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers
EURAXESS Rights provides information related to the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers and their implementation.
Both the “Charter” and the “Code” set out the roles, responsibilities and rights of researchers, as well as those of their employers and sponsors. These documents ensure an attractive research career and improve the recruitment and working conditions of researchers in Europe.
EURAXESS Rights is an important element of the European Union's strategy to boost employment and economic growth by establishing a competitive, transparent and open job market for researchers.
The European Charter for Researchers covers, among other things:
Acknowledgement of the profession
- Career development
- The value of mobility
The Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers covers, inter alia:
- Recruitment principles
- Selection criteria
- Post-doctoral appointments