The UOC university community is made up of the governing bodies and the managerial staff, the academic staff, the administrative staff, the temporary teaching staff and the students. Given the specific nature of their activities and their relationship with the rest of the university community, they must seek, in every case, to preserve a series of values and principles, which consist of the undertakings set out as follows.

The governing bodies and managerial staff

  • Act and take decisions with objective criteria that are appropriately justified with equanimity and making adequate use of the attributions given to their post.

  • Favour action and decisions based on participation, consultation and channels of communication, seeking to avoid unilateral decisions.

  • Use every resource to ensure the correct communication and transparency in the information of the organisation.

  • Recognise and value the good work of the in-house and temporary team at the UOC, and flexibility in the performance of the responsibilities and tasks that are derived from their activity.

  • Act in line with the principles of fairness, merit and transparency in the hiring and promotion of people, and also with the principles of equality and transparency in the acquisition and supply of services.

  • Foster a climate of trust and collaboration among the whole in-house and temporary team at the UOC.
Academic staff

  • Undertake a commitment to the quality and continuous improvement of the teaching-learning and research processes in their field of knowledge.

  • Participate, either directly or by delegation, in the areas of consultation and decision at the UOC that affect teaching and research.

  • Be willing to be flexible and adapt to the change of responsibilities and tasks.

  • Foster a climate of trust and collaboration among the teaching staff, in both the same department and in other departments.

  • Lead the teaching process and guarantee fluid communication with the temporary teaching staff and students.
Administration staff

  • Undertake a commitment to the quality and continuous improvement of the administrative processes and activities.

  • Be willing to be flexible and adapt to the change of responsibilities and tasks.

  • Participate, either directly or by delegation, in the areas of consultation and decision at the UOC that affect administration.

  • Foster a climate of trust and collaboration among all the administrative staff, in both the same area and in other areas.
Temporary teaching staff

  • Undertake a commitment to the quality and continuous improvement of the temporary teaching work that they do.

  • Participate in the initiatives and activities organised by the departments with which they work.

  • Foster a climate of trust and collaboration among the UOC teaching staff and with other temporary teaching staff.
Students

  • Undertake a commitment to the learning process, promoting attitudes that are born of a desire to know more, personal effort, responsibility, critical sense and cooperation.

  • Be involved in the improvement of the educational quality of the University, using the available channels for participation and communication.

  • Foster a climate of trust, collaboration and teamwork with other students.