Researchers Careers and Mobility Policy
(1st issue: September 2005)
Newsletter about career development opportunities for researchers
in the ERA.
- Keys to mobility – EN,
Brochure about ERA-MORE, the European Network of Mobility Centres
providing personalised assistance to mobile researchers from in
and outside Europe.
network map (
Catalogue number HB-71-05-805-EN-P
Building research careers in Europe (
The brochure presents ten success stories from the Marie Curie
Early Stage Training (EST) scheme.
Catalogue number KI-69-05-747-EN-C
assessment of the Marie Curie fellowships under the 4th and 5th
Framework Programmes of Research and Technological Development
of the EU (1994-2002)
848 KB – June 2005
The main findings of the study show that the Marie Curie schemes
are essentially a very useful tool which make a good impact on
the fellows and host organisations. In addition, they contribute
to establishing the European Research Area by creating connections
and bringing together knowledge and competences which would otherwise
remain fragmented throughout Europe. For more details on the findings,
please see the executive summary and conclusions of this report.
in the European Research Area: one profession, multiple careers
18 July 2003: Communication from the Commission to the Council
and the European Parliament
Also available in all official languages on the PreLex
site (by entering the references: COM - 2003 - 0436)
- "A mobility strategy for the European Research Area"
Report, 6 April 2005(
– 283 KB)
Implementation Report, 1 April 2004 (FR,
- 270 KB)
First implementation report, 4 February 2003
from the Commission, 20 June 2001
report of high-level expert group on improving mobility of researchers
Published in April 2001.
Marie Curie Actions
and excellence in the European Research Area’ (Mobex)
This study, which was supported by the European Commission’s
Phare programme and the UK’s Economic and Social Research
Council, looks at a range of mobility issues affecting scientists,
asking how these might impact on European scientific excellence.
It considers which factors shape scientists’ migration decisions,
and the potential barriers to mobility for outbound and returning
Enlarged Europe for Researchers - Proceedings of the
Conference held in Brussels 27 - 28 June 2001
resources in European RTD - Final report from the
Strata-Etan expert working group, 21.08.2002