Masaryk University provides its employees with excellent working conditions and motivational Environment for career realization at European and world level.
Twelve MU units received the "HR Excellence in Research" award
MU units are among the institutions that successfully implement the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers. All ten faculties and two MU institutes received the "HR Excellence in Research" award from the European Commission.
This award represents a commitment to continuously improve working conditions for MU employees to meet European standards.
MU organizational units that have been awarded the "HR Excellence in Research"
Benefits of the "HR Excellence in Research" (HRS4R, HR Award) implementation
"HR Excellence in Research" is awarded by the European Commission to research institutions which implement the HR strategy for their current and future employees in the alignment with the HRS4R (The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers).
Benefits of the implementation
- Increasing the international prestige of the entire MU
- Advantages in TAČR, HORIZON 2020 and other grant schemes
- Standardising the conditions for achieving globally comparable and excellent results in science, research, and teaching
- Transparent selection procedures
- Improving the quality of care for employees to fully exploit their human and professional potential.
- Support for career growth
- Improving staff development and training
- Fair assessment of merit and performance
Measures and documents adopted
Measures and documents adopted at the university level for the HR Award in 2021-2022 as part of the implementation of the MU Strategic Plan 2021-2028
MU Selection Procedure Regulations
A university-wide policy of open, transparent, and merit-based recruitment and selections procedure (OTMR), which is implemented at university units/faculties
The Masaryk University Career System Guideline
Provides information and guidance for employees regarding Career Development and Career Growth, career development and growth incentives, career development and growth consultation and counselling, as well as career development and growth self-assessment tools
University-wide PostDoc Guideline
Sets out principles and recommendations in the areas of personnel management in the life cycle phases of postdocs at MU
Modifications to the employee evaluation e- application (EVAK)
Modifications in line with the new performance criteria set out in the national methodology (M 17+)
Updating the University-wide framework for the onboarding process
Updating the University-wide framework for the onboarding process for new employees, which is automated through an electronic application - Adaptation
The Gender Equality Plan (GEP MU)
The plan was approved by the university management in December 2021
Guideline for resolving sexual harassment incidents at Masaryk University
Further support for the operation of playgroups or nursery schools within individual (or multiple) units of the University
A guide for parents: Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave in a Nutshell
The guide provides comprehensive information on what awaits MU employees as parents, as well as information that will make it easier for them to return to work naturally and smoothly
Institutionalisation of development and training at MU level and creation of a common platform for staff training at MU
In March 2022, the existing MU Centre for the Development of Pedagogical Competences was transformed into a new Centre for the Development of Competences (CERPEK). This expanded the educational portfolio in terms of the form and content of the courses provided so far, in line with existing and transferable foreign practice and in relation to the needs of individual target groups.
Guidelines for quality assurance of doctoral studies, which are implemented at the faculty level
In 2022, MU has introduced higher standards in doctoral studies across disciplines, with an emphasis on the quality of doctoral students' scientific achievements, gaining international experience during doctoral studies and adherence to the curriculum
Creation and implementation of a university strategy for wider use of open access and open data within the framework of H 2020 projects
The Open Science Strategy at Masaryk University was approved by the Masaryk University management as a strategic document on 1 November 2022