To join or find out if you are already a member, contact the Alumni Relations Office.
EMBL’s alumni represent a unique and growing group of individuals who are actively bringing the EMBL ethos to the wider community, not just in basic research but in industry, commerce, government and education. By joining, you gain
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Together, we aim to further the cause of life sciences at EMBL, in Europe and beyond through our shared energy, passion and expertise.
In order for the network to be as accessible and inclusive as possible, membership is free. However, the Association does incur costs and needs money to carry out its activities. Find out more about giving.
The Alumni Association is intended for scientists, support staff, members of the administration and visitors who have been at any of EMBL’s sites for a minimum of three months. Additionally, former EMBL Council delegates, members of SAC (Scientific Advisory Committee) as well as former staff of EMBL, EMBL-EM and EMBL Ventures are all eligible to join.
Yes, there are two types of membership: full and associate.
Anyone listed above as eligible to join and who has been at EMBL for longer than 6 months qualifies for full membership. Full members are entitled to vote and to stand for election to the Board.
Anyone listed above as eligible to join and who has been at EMBL between 3-6 months qualifies for associate membership. Associate members cannot vote nor can they stand for election to the Board, but they have all other priviliges available to full members.
Members who take up employment, fellowship or visitor status at EMBL will not be members for the duration of such work at EMBL. Membership can be ended by written notice of resignation to the Board, expulsion or death.
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