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European science policy publications

For publications related to European science policy, please see the International Relations section of the website.

Annual Report

Annual Report

The Annual Report is published once a year in July after having been approved by EMBL Council. It covers the past calendar year, including research highlights from all EMBL Units, important organisational and strategic aspects, and the Director General's responses to the Scientific Advisory Committee reviews of EMBL Scientific Units that were carried out during that year.

Annual Report 2019 | leaf through on Issuu
Annual Report archive

Research in Brief

Research in Brief

Research in Brief gives an overview of the research and services at EMBL. It introduces all group and team leaders.

Research in Brief 2019 | leaf through on Issuu
Research in Brief archive
Research at a Glance archive (Publication discontinued)

EBI Annual Report

EMBL-EBI Annual Scientific Report

The EMBL-EBI Annual Scientific Reports present an in-depth account of our work at EMBL-EBI. We provide facts and figures on how EMBL-EBI resources are used, where our funding comes from, who is on staff, and what has been happening in all of our teams.

EMBL-EBI Annual Report 2019
EMBL-EBI Annual Scientific Report archive

EMBL&cetera newsletter

EMBLetc. magazine

In 2014, EMBLetc evolved from a bi-monthly newsletter into a dynamic website, print magazine, and monthly e-newsletter where you can read about our research, get a glimpse of life in the lab, follow the pursuits of alumni, keep up with innovations in training, and get the inside scoop on conferences and other events.


EMBL brochures are regularly updated to provide current information on EMBL programmes, facilities and services.

EMBL general and unit overview brochures

EMBL overview brochure
EMBL Heidelberg (map and shuttle service)
EMBL Grenoble
EMBL Hamburg
EMBL Hamburg in brief (map)
EMBL-EBI Overview (leaf through the brochure)
Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit (MMPU)

EMBL internal training programmes

EMBL International PhD Programme
EMBL Postdoctoral Programme

ATC publications

From molecules to organisms... a permanent exhibition at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, Germany. It presents snapshots of EMBL science, inviting you to explore the wide spectrum of life science research carried out in Europe’s leading laboratory for molecular biology.

From molecules to organisms

Science in School

Science in School magazine

Science in School aims to promote inspiring science teaching by encouraging communication among science teachers, scientists and all others involved in European science education. The non-profit journal is published and funded by EIROforum and is based at EMBL Heidelberg, Germany.

EMBL Programme

EMBL Programme

EMBL’s activities are planned in five-year cycles and outlined in the EMBL Programme. Developed internally with input from people across the organisation, the EMBL Programme is reviewed by our Scientific Advisory Committee and approved by EMBL Council.

EMBL Programme 2017–2021: Executive Summary
EMBL Programme 2017–2021

Previous programmes

EMBL Programme 2012–2016
EMBL Programme 2007–2011 (Annexes)

Career opportunities at EMBL

Career opportunities at EMBL

EMBL is an equal opportunity employer offering attractive conditions and benefits appropriate to an international research organisation. All employees benefit from excellent working conditions, a young and international atmosphere and a high-quality infrastructure of social services.

Career opportunities at EMBL

EMBL Scientific Visitor Programme

Scientific Visitor Programme

The EMBL Scientific Visitor Programme is part of the EMBL International Centre for Advanced Training and provides visiting scientists with logistical and organisational support, to make their stay at EMBL a pleasant and productive experience.

EMBL Scientific Visitor Programme | leaf through on Issuu