Research as the basis of scientific excellence and quality of pedagogical work of the university
The mission of the university is to contribute positively to the development of the knowledge society through the promotion of knowledge and desire to explore. It is important to build synergies with other universities and research institutes at home and abroad, download the initiatives to establish contact and the Central Mediterranean world in the international university and thus contribute to the sustainable social development of the local and wider regional environment. (More ... second and third paragraphs)
To become a prestigious scientific university must UP boldly tested its educational and research competitiveness in the wider global context through a mature academic rivalry. In pursuit of this objective, it is important that the university area of people (researchers, lecturers, students) who have high goals and are willing to achieve these objectives, work hard, and that the university establish a unique partnership with the environment, which actually serves (the local environment government, local and international industry).
Connectivity between the educational and research process, of course, ensuring the involvement of researchers in the study process. For this reason, research is also the basis for teaching.
Scientific research strategy UP
The main objectives for scientific research and development of The medium-term development strategy for the period 2014-2020 UP:
- increase in scientific production and excellence,
- the creation of mechanisms for materially and substantially boost researchers,
- increase in funding of European projects under the 2014-2020 financial perspective, especially the EU program for research and innovation Horizon 2020 / Horizon 2020,
- increasing the mobility of research staff,
- organization of work and employment conditions of researchers, by following the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of conduct for the recruitment of researchers,
- connecting with the economy,
- the efficient management of the intellectual property.