Science Education

Formerly known as European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences

Our inspiring educational experiences share the scientific discoveries of EMBL with young learners aged 10-19 years and teachers in Europe and beyond. We belong to EMBL’s Science Education and Public Engagement office.

Educational resources

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Educational material supporting biology and life sciences teaching in the classroom

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EMBL Insight Lectures

Collection of scientific lectures for high-school students on cutting-edge life sciences topics

Teacher training

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On-site LearningLABs

Face-to-face professional development courses for European school science teachers

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Virtual LearningLABs

Virtual professional development courses for international school science teachers

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Connect LearningLABs

Local professional development courses for school science teachers run by European partners in their language

Activities for young learners

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School visits

Guided virtual visits to EMBL and face-to-face tours to the Heidelberg campus

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Latest science education events

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