ICoRSA is an umbrella organisation for researchers and research staff associations, consisting and representing the interests of a variety of associations and organisations that in themselves represent the interests of their members.
ICoRSA’s vision is to nurture communities of researchers and to support the development of national associations by facilitating communication across borders and sharing of best practices. It envisages to enhance the productivity and experiences of research staff, postdoctoral scholars, and early-career researchers, who together are the life-blood of the global research enterprise.
Its mission is to provide a global voice for research staff and researchers. Researchers are a highly mobile part of the global research enterprise. Policy concerning research careers is determined internationally through a variety of global organizations.