Courses and Conferences

EMBL Courses and Conferences are a major European platform for sharing and expanding research, knowledge and contacts through face-to-face and virtual interaction

Health & safety policy – onsite courses & conferences

  • Please refrain from attending your course or conference if you have tested positive for COVID-19, think you are in the contagious stage of influenza or other easily-transmitted, common viruses
  • Pregnancy and participation in courses and conferences at EMBL. EMBL applies (only) the Article 3 (1) of the German Act on the Protection of Mothers at Work, in Training, and at University (Mutterschutzgesetz – MuSchG). Accordingly, pregnant women are kindly requested to refrain from enrolling for an event and/or withdraw their registration if at the time of the event they will be in in the last six weeks before childbirth.
  • Smoking is not permitted on the campus at EMBL Heidelberg except at designated areas (eg: ATC rooftop terrrace)
  • Please make yourself aware of the fire evacuation procedure at the venue. This is presented at the start of events and is available in print at the ATC reception
  • Please follow any safety instructions from the EMBL staff and trainers onsite at the venue
  • Lab safety measures communicated for training courses, including the use of personal protective equipment are mandatory to participation
  • At the social events, if drinking alcohol, please do so responsibly