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Enabling researchers to move more freely between EU member states and creating a European Research Area is only a first step towards a true ‘fifth freedom’, argue Hans Martens and Fabian Zuleeg from the European Policy Centre.
In a sign that Europe is willing to use a wide variety of rationales for enhancing mobility even further, the EU spent the Spring of 2008 laying the groundwork for a “new freedom” – “the movement of knowledge”.