Seminars and Workshops


 1974  2 days seminar dedicated to olympiads and problems connected with chemical            education in different countries. Teachnig of chemistry at secondary schools in     Austria, Germany and Sweden 

1976   Workshop in Stirin

1977   A seminar on teachnig of chemistry 

1979   One day seminar :  Discussion how chemistry curricula of the secondary schools in            particular countries were reflected in the level of competition tasks of IChOs.

1981  Round table discussion on the theme: The role of chemistry olympiads in the      development of interests and creativity abilities of pupils.

  • 1984  A special meeting of the International Jury devoted to the future development of the IChO. A plenary lecture was presented by Anton Sirota on the content of the theoretical and experimental parts of the past IChOs.  
  • 1997         It was decided that the IIC will arrange the 30th anniversary of the IChO a              celebration seminar in the cooperation with the organizers of the 30th IChO            in Melbourne.  
  • 1998       30th International Chemistry Olympiad Celebration Dinner was organized and                as a part of it three lectures were held on the history, theoretical and practical              tasks of the IChO, respectively. On this occasion a booklet appeared with the               title "A Brief Review on the History and Content of the International Chemistry                  Olympiad" that was prepared, printed and distributed by the International                            Information Centre of the IChO.


1976, May, Stirin (Czechoslovakia)

1984  Sofia (Bulgaria) 

1986, Oct.  Praha (Czechoslovakia)

1988  Oct.  Cologne (German Federal Republic) 

1990  Oct.  Amsterdam, (Netherlands)

1992,  Sofia, (Bulgaria)

1994  Oct.  Oct. Neusiedl am See (Austria)

1996,  Oct. Warsaw (Poland)

1998, Oct.  Smolenice (Slovakia)

Contact us

Dr. Anton Sirota|Director of the IChO IIC
IUVENTA – Slovak Youth Institute
Karloveská 64, 811 04 Bratislava, Slovakia
E-mail:|Phone: +421 907 473 367

Dr. Martin Putala|Department of Organic Chemistry
Faculty of Natural Sciences
Comenius University, Bratislava, Ilkovičova 6, Slovakia
E-mail:|Phone: +421 918 669 092