(1) Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
Universal Declaration of Material Rights
(1) Every material has the right to academic research and to the communication about known results. Research into effects, side effects and externalities shall be compulsory. Technical results shall be made generally available and advanced research shall be accessible to all on the basis of merit for life.