Code of Conduct - HTW Chur

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Code of Conduct

Performance values

Promotion of innovation

As a nationally and internationally networked university of applied sciences, we provide impetus to our economic region, promoting innovation in the process.

Society and politics ​​​​​​
Our thinking provides innovative impetus.

Companies and organisations
We train the innovative employees of the future and offer innovative solutions in the fields of applied research and services.

Students 
We offer our students an innovative learning environment.

Employees
We support our employees during creative thinking processes that go beyond the HTW Chur’s boundaries and provide them with the required freedom.

Entrepreneurship

We stand together for entrepreneurial activities that preserve our independence.

Society and politics
Our entrepreneurial thinking preserves our independence and is recognised by the public. We handle public funds in a responsible manner.

Companies and organisations
Our focus on needs and our customers makes us a sought-after and reliable partner for companies, while at the same time maintaining the independence of our teaching and applied research activities.

Students
Our training and further education programmes are based on cutting-edge knowledge and place a deliberate focus on entrepreneurship. Our students can count on high-quality teaching here.

Employees
Our activities are geared towards commonly defined goals that place an emphasis on both performance and remuneration.

Forward-looking approach

We assume a pioneering role in our strategic focus areas.

Society and politics
We are a recognised university location.

Companies and organisations
We know our core competencies and potential and communicate them.

Students
Regular dialogue takes place with our students in a variety of forms.

Employees
We create a trust-based environment that promotes self-reflection.

Communication values

Self-reflection

Our critical self-reflection promotes mutual understanding.

Society and politics
We assess our actions and conduct in view of the public interest.

Companies and organisations
We know our core competencies and potential and communicate them.

Students
Regular dialogue takes place with our students in a variety of forms.

Employees
We create a trust-based environment that promotes self-reflection.

Exchange of knowledge

We are committed to our stakeholder groups and ensure an active and transparent exchange of knowledge and information.

Society and politics
We are open and share our knowledge with everyone. We are an active part of the public knowledge community.

Companies and organisations
We regularly offer platforms for the targeted exchange of information pertaining to needs and the sharing of knowledge.

Students
Our students actively benefit from a large number of accessible knowledge and communication platforms.

Employees
We use modern tools for the development, processing and archiving of knowledge and exchange this information.

Interdisciplinarity

Our cooperation is shaped by interdisciplinarity and open communication.

Society and politics
We adopt a transparent approach in connection with our services and requirements.

Companies and organisations
We are a reliable and accessible communication platform.

Students
We offer our students exchange platforms that go beyond the respective specialist areas.

Employees
We provide our employees with the required means for interdisciplinary cooperation.

Cooperation values

Partnership

We are building towards a successful future together with partners.

Society and politics
We take the interests of society and politics as serious concerns for the future.

Companies and organisations
Partnership-based exchange boosts teaching and research as well as the realm of practice.

Students
We maintain a valued partnership with students.

Employees
Our partnership-based relationship characterises our successful cooperation.

Enthusiasm

We inspire and support our students and employees as independent and committed individuals.

Society and politics
Our enthusiasm infects everybody.

Companies and organisations
Enthusiasm for research and teaching provides a common basis for cooperation.

Students
We impart knowledge with enthusiasm and conviction to independent and motivated individuals.

Employees
We work with enthusiasm.

Respect

We promote respectful dealings across all levels – characterised by mutual appreciation and consideration.

Society and politics
We handle concerns from the realms of society and politics with respect and use them as a criterion for our decisions.

Companies and organisations
Our cooperation is shaped by mutual respect.

Students
We treat our students in a respectful and fair manner.

Employees
We appreciate the commitment of our employees.

Moral values

Honesty

Our cooperation is characterised by honesty: honest praise and criticism drive us forward.

Society and politics
We gain trust with our honesty.

Companies and organisations
Our honesty is convincing and forms the basis for long-term relationships.

Students
Honesty, praise and criticism drive forward our teaching and research.

Employees
We stand by our actions and can represent them honestly.

Responsibility

We stand behind our values and vouch for our actions.

Society and politics
We assume social responsibility with the quality of our services.

Companies and organisations
We fulfil our responsibility towards our partner organisations.

Students
Our teaching and research are characterised by responsibility.

Employees
Responsible dealings and mutual respect shape our cooperation.

Sustainability

We are committed to sustainability in every respect.

Society and politics
We use public transport for travelling to work and business trips and handle public funds in a sustainable manner.

Companies and organisations
We focus on quality in order to develop and maintain relationships over the long term.

Students
Our example motivates students to act sustainably.

Employees
We support our employees in improving and maintaining their employability and enable them to enjoy a sustainable work-life balance.