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intra-EU mobility

Definition(s)

Action of persons (EU nationals or legally resident third-country nationals ) undertaking their right to free movement by moving from one EU Member State to another.

Source(s)

Derived by EMN from the definition of ‘right to free movement’ in the EMN Glossary

Translations

  • BG: движение в рамките на ЕС
  • CS: mobilita v rámci EU
  • DE: EU-Binnenmobilität
  • EL: κινητικότητα στο εσωτερικό της ΕΕ/ ενδοκοινοτική κινητικότητα
  • EN: intra-EU mobility
  • ES: movilidad intracomunitaria
  • ET: Euroopa Liidu sisene liikuvus
  • FI: EU: n sisäinen liikkuvuus
  • FR: mobilité intra-UE
  • GA: gluaisteacht san AE
  • HU: EU-n belüli mobilitás
  • IT: mobilità intra-UE
  • LT: judumas ES viduje
  • LV: ES iekšējā mobilitāte
  • MT: Intramobbiltà fl-UE
  • NL: mobiliteit binnen de EU
  • PL: mobilność wewnątrzunijna
  • PT: mobilidade intra-UE
  • RO: mobilitate intra UE
  • SK: mobilita v rámci Európskej únie / mobilita v rámci EÚ
  • SL: notranja mobilnost v EU
  • SV: EU-intern rörlighet
  • NO: mobilitet mellom EUs medlemsland

Synonym(s)

  • EU mobility
  • free movement
  • intra EU / EFTA-mobility
  • Inter-EU migration
  • Intra-EU migration
  • third-country national mobility

Broader Term(s)

Note(s)

1. Free movement / intra-EU mobility is available under two different schemes. The first scheme is a very open one and applicable to EU citizens who benefit from full freedom of movement. The second scheme concerns migrant workers . Rules applicable here are less generous and limited to specific categories of third-country nationals, i.e. long-term residents , highly skilled workers, researchers and students .
2. Through separate agreements between the EU and IS, LI, NO and CH, the same rights to free movement apply to their citizens and their territories.