The EMBL Advanced Training Centre is located in the picturesque hills of the historic Heidelberg. Heidelberg is centrally located in the prosperous Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region, a part of Germany that has attracted a significant number of global companies and major international research institutions.
Heidelberg and its surrounding region offer a great variety of local and cultural attractions, perfect for developing an interesting and enriching social programme:
- Guided tours at Heidelberg Castle
- Emission-free river tour on a Solarship on the Neckar
- City cruise in an historic tramway
- Guided tours and astronomy workshops at the Landessternwarte Königstuhl
- Funicular railway ride to the Königstuhl
- Hiking, nordic walking or mountain biking in the Königstuhl area