EMBL has adapted a fair and consistent remuneration system within specific compensation arrangements including salary and various allowances.

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Social security

EMBL provides comprehensive social security benefits to all staff members, including health insurance, pension, invalidity, accident at work, long term care, death benefit and unemployment insurances.

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Working hours and leave

The regular working week at EMBL is a 5-day week, with 39 working hours, excluding breaks. EMBL also offers part-time positions and flexible working time as well as a generous annual leave allowance.

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Family life

EMBL welcomes families from all over the world and supports them financially as well as through childcare services.

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Financial support

From the reimbursement of removal expenses to helping you settle in when starting your job at one of our six sites, EMBL offers a range of financial benefits to new staff members.

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At EMBL, staff members are encouraged to participate in the wide range of professional training on offer in order to improve their professional profiles.

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Visa requirements

The visa requirements for working in each of the host countries are detailed below. In general, EMBL will provide every assistance in obtaining the required visas/work permits. It is important that you start the visa process well in advance by contacting EMBL.

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