chemical education

The forum for chemical education of the future



  • Shaping Germany’s STEM future: Schools can apply for a quality seal until May 31, 2024.
  • FGCU Annual Conference 2024 from 18-20 September in Regensburg
  • White paper on the situation of chemical experimental teaching in German schools
    Download (pdf file, 757 KB)

Who we are - What we do

With a network of around 1,900 members, the Division of Chemical Education (FGCU) offers a wide range of activities and information to increase the quality and performance of chemistry teaching. These include, for example:


  • Annual conferences with practical lectures and workshops
  • Prizes for outstanding achievements in chemical education
  • Specialist group magazine "CHEMKON" with current articles from teaching, subject didactics and science
  • Working groups on various aspects of chemistry teaching
  • Subscription to the magazine “Chemie in unserer Zeit” at a special price (must be taken out separately)
  • the creation and publication of statements and printed works relating to chemical education and teacher training courses

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



Hazardous substance information system for scientific and technical lessons of the statutory accident insurance


White paper

on the situation of chemical experimental teaching in German schools


Flyer of the FGCU


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

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