Employment of Researchers

Working in Europe | Career Development | Latvia

According to Law on Scientific Activity a researcher is a natural person who performs research and who has acquired scientific qualification (a doctoral degree). The status of a scientist shall be determined by his or her scientific qualification, individual achievements in science, and an expert evaluation.




In Latvia employment of researchers and other academic staff in the institutions of higher education and research institutions in Latvia are regulated by the “Law on Institutions of Higher Education” and “Law on Scientific Activity”.




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