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.

About us

Science Education team

The Science Education team of the office shares the scientific discoveries of EMBL through inspiring teaching and learning experiences school science teachers, and to young people of all backgrounds aged between 10 and 19 years.

Our programmes convey complex, cutting-edge topics in life science research in an exciting and insightful way, fostering the discovery of current research trends, the scientific method, and scientific career paths. Our activities are developed and run in close collaboration with EMBL scientists.

Science Education and Public Engagement office

The Science Education team is part of EMBL’s Science Education and Public Engagement office, which leads and coordinates the institute’s science education programmes and public engagement efforts.

Formerly know as European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences, ELLS, the office now not only leads the institute’s science education activities but also coordinates its efforts in outreach and public engagement. We are building on EMBL’s long history of science education and public engagement, and support EMBL’s commitment of sharing and discussing our research with young learners, teachers and diverse publics.

Meet the Science Education team

EMBL Science Education

EMBL Heidelberg
Meyerhofstraße 1
69117 Heidelberg

Tel: +49 6221 387-8805
Fax: +49 6221 387-98252
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EMBL science education news

29 Sep 2022

Tools for teachers

EMBL reminds teachers of freely available educational resources and workshops just in time for school.

13 Jul 2020

Applications for virtual learning lab open

The European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences (ELLS), EMBL’s education facility, invites secondary school science teachers to participate in a virtual training course this autumn entitled ‘In…

21 Jan 2020

Ageing and disease

Dame Janet Thornton presents the 2019 EMBL Insight Lecture: Ageing and disease – what is the link?

15 Oct 2019

Bringing life science to you

EMBL not only produces excellent science and innovative technologies; it also shares its knowledge and experience with partners from around the world – and with the public. As well as offering teacher…