This editorial introduces the notion of the Europe of Knowledge and places it in the European integration research agenda. We first describe what the concept means before suggesting how to approach the Europe of Knowledge as a new case for investigating European integration dynamics. This discussion revolves around the evolution of policy developments in research and higher education to show how knowledge policies are compound and manifest distinct dimensions of differentiated integration and experimentation, both fruitful theoretical research agendas. We then summarise the articles to show the respective Europe of Knowledge themes they highlight. We conclude by considering how the Europe of Knowledge in the making encourages testing established empirical and analytical assumptions about European integration and experimenting with emerging ideas about regional cooperation from around the world.
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CHOU, Meng Hsuan; ULNICANE, Inga. New Horizons in the Europe of Knowledge. Journal of Contemporary European Research, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 1, feb. 2015. ISSN 1815-347X. Available at: <http://www.jcer.net/index.php/jcer/article/view/679>. Date accessed: 17 dec. 2018.
Bologna Process; European Higher Education Area; European Research Area; Europe of Knowledge; Fifth Freedom; Free Movement of Knowledge
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