Brandenburg University of Applied Scciences received the "HR Excellence in research" award. That means we provide a stimulating and favourable work environment.
The Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences (THB) is a young university location. Since its foundation in 1992 research activities have been developed anlongside the establishment obbnalysis in 2013/14 the THB implements the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R) and has gained the HR Excellence in Research Awards from the European Commission.
The intention of the HRS4R-initiative for quality assurance in human resources management of the European Commission is to foster the development of strong research cultures at universities, to create better working conditions for researchers, and to promote academic careers. HR Excellence in Research is a seal of quality bestowed by the European Commission upon institutions with fair and transparent recruitment processes, concern for intellectual property rights, and stimulating work environments that provide opportunities for advanced training. In 2014 it was awarded to Cologne University of Applied Sciences for the participation in the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R), making it one of the first institutions in Germany to receive this distinction.
Under the leadership of the vice president for research and technology transfer, a team of three persons has been compiled in summer 2013. This team developed a procedure for collecting data on the babse of the 40 aspects of C & C. A total of three methodological approaches were chosen in order to reach the necessary data for evaluating the overall situation of researchers at the THB.
Already in the development of instruments for the conduct of gap analysis it became clear that the responsibility for the observance and the development of the 40 points in the "Charter and Code" are to be located at three levels: