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What is EIBE ?

The European Initiative for Biotechnology Education (EIBE) seeks to promote skills, enhance understanding and facilitate public debate throughout Europe.

Founded in 1991, EIBE has become an active European multidisciplinary network of experts in biotechnology education drawn from 20 centres in 17 European countries.

What are EIBE Units ?

The main activity of the Group has been to generate teaching materials for 16 -19 year olds. EIBE Units are collections of activities including a variety of experimental protocols, practical activities, role-plays, information and debates. Easily accessible on the World Wide Web, they are suitable for immediate classroom use. The titles of the published units are shown down the left hand side, just click on a title to gain information about a unit. All units are published in PDF format and exist in several languages. You can download them wherever you see this sign.. Just click on the language version you require. For more information about publication dates, available translations, content and teaching approach of each unit click on the "contents" button below..

PC users please see the important note at the end of this page.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 3.0 (or higher) to read and print PDF files.

EIBE seeks to promote an informed debate about biotechnology and does not represent the views of any other body. EIBE gratefully acknowledges the support and funding of the European Commission.

Important note for PC users

Use the left button on your mouse to open PDF files in your browser but use the right mouse button and choose the option "save link as..." to download the units on to your computer.