chemical education

Who we are - what we do

The forum for chemical education of the future

With a network of around 1900 members, the Division of Chemical Education (FGCU) offers a wide range of activities and information to increase the quality and efficiency of chemistry lessons. These include, for example

  • Annual meetings with practical lectures and workshops
  • Awards for outstanding achievements in chemical education
  • Division magazine "CHEMKON" with current articles from teaching, specialist didactics and science
  • Working groups on various aspects of chemistry teaching
  • a reduced subscription to the magazine "Chemie in unserer Zeit"
  • the creation and publication of statements and printed works relating to chemical education and teaching

As a member of the FGCU, you are invited to contribute your interests and exchange ideas with colleagues from schools and universities, science and industry. Become part of the network.

The chemical equilibrium - recommendations for a consistent development of terms and symbols

The published in the CHEMKON 02-2020 article FGCU- working group terminology and symbolism in chemical education is available here for free download:

The chemical equilibrium (pdf-file, 715 KB)



Teacher training


Working groups


Young scientists


Board of the FGCU


Awards and honors



Annual Meeting 2023
04. - 06.09.2023
in Leipzig


New publication of the FCI:

Teaching Chemistry - Many Possibilities, one decision



Opinion on specialist rooms
more (pdf-file, 223 KB)

Flyer of the FGCU


Education, Career and Science Department Tel: +49 69 7917-326

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last modified: 08.11.2022 12:42 H from J.Wolff