European Charter and Code (HRS4R)

KI has received the HR Excellence in Research award. This award indicates that KI is an employer with a stimulating and supporting working environment. The award also conveys the University's commitment to fair and transparent recruitment and assessment procedures for the employment and career development of researchers.

The European Charter & Code contains 40 principles in four different areas:

  • Ethical Principles and Professional Responsibility
  • Recruitment
  • Employment Terms and Conditions
  • Continuing Professional Educational Development

Since KI received the award in 2020, work has proceeded according to the action plan and an internal review has been completed.

Karolinska Institutet logotype on wall

Contact information

For more information regarding the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers, please contact Michaela Stadtlander, HR Office