• February 2009: a Technical Working Group (TWG) composed of researchers, professors and administrative staff was formed with the task of drawing up a strategy draft according to the results achieved from the Internal assessment (IA).
  • April 2009: administration of the questionnaire to all UniFg Ph.D students, research fellows, researchers and professors.
  • June – September  2009:  the HRS draft proposal was drawn up according to the IA data analysis and the TWG recommendations. Actions to fill the emerging gaps were identified and the final HRS proposal of HRS was submitted to all UniFg Departments to gather their integrations/modifications. On February 2010, the HRS final proposal was approved by the Academic Senate.
  • March 2010: the European Commission acknowledged the use of the “HR Excellence in Research” icon to the UniFg.
  • August 2012: the European Commission approved the UniFg self-assessment.
  • November 2012: the new version of the HR Strategy was discussed and approved in the Academic Senate; the strategy was then updated and approved by the Academic Senate in November 2013 and in May 2014.
  • July 2014: inspection from the HR assessors.
  • January 2015: the European Commission informed the UniFg about the positive outcome of the inspection and the confirmation of its recognition as Human Resources Excellence in Research.
  • November 2017: the Academic Senate approved the updated HRS4R, integrated and elaborated in accordance with the assessors’ recommendations and the “strengthened HRS4R” entered into force on 1 January 2017, which incorporates the principles of open, transparent and meritorious recruitment of researchers (OTM_R).
  • May 2018: the Academic Senate approved the HRS4R revision, improved according to the suggestions provided by the European Commission in March 2018, and the 2015-2017 internal review.
  • May 2019: inspection from the HR assessors.
  • October 2019: the European Commission acknowledged the use of the “HR Excellence in Research” icon to the UniFg.