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.

EMBL school visits

Experiencing authentic life sciences environments is a key component of impactful science learning. The EMBL School Visits Programme offers inspirational, first-hand insights into cutting-edge life sciences research and connects young learners with international scientists working in the field.

The programme is offered in two versions: virtual visits comprise of interactive live sessions over 45-90 minutes; face-to-face Campus visits provide 2-3 hour tours to the EMBL laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany. The programme is open to school classes from Europe. Places are limited and must be booked in advance.