Mission, Vision, and Values

VSPA Mission

We co-create a diverse, vibrant, and inclusive research community by integrating and supporting postdocs and visiting researchers.

VSPA Vision

We are the global leader in advancing the critical role of postdocs and visiting researchers by providing resources and support so they can innovate and change the world.

VSPA Values


Service is the center of our work.


We are committed to diversity and inclusion.


We are a catalyst for change.

Transparent and reliable

We walk our talk.


Success requires partnership.