Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Student gets acquanted in fundamental laboratory work in the field orf organic chemistry. Student will be introduced to synthesis methods widely used in laboratories

Credits: 5

Schedule: 12.01.2021 - 18.02.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Robert Franzen

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Robert Franzen

Contact information for the course (valid 08.12.2020-21.12.2112):

University Lecturer Robert Franzen

Contact :

Deptartment of Chemistry and Materials Science

Room C308c

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    4 - 5 laboratory exercises in field of organic chemistry.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Laboratory exercises completed, laboratory journal returned and accepted. Grade according to the assessment of the responsible teacher.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Laboratory exercises and reports. 


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Laboratory instructions are provided.

Substitutes for Courses
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Substitutes course CHEM-E4100 that is split to three 5 cr courses, of which two must be chosen.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Compulsory Bachelor’s degree chemistry courses.

    Laboratory safety course CHEM-A1010 or CHEM-E0140 (or alternatively, laboratory safety as part of courses CHEM-A1000 or CHEM-E0100 taught before Academic Year 2017-2018) must have been passed before performing any laboratory works in this course.


Details on the schedule
  • Applies in this implementation:

    The course will begin with a meeting in Zoom on January 12th at 13.15 - 15. An invitation to the meeting will be sent to all participants before this date. It is important that all can participate, because the schedule and the contents of the course will be discussed. Laboratory work in period III after this date on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in the afternoons and depending on Group. The final schedule will be given to the students during week 2 and is depending on the Corona-situation at that time. More information can be obtained from the responsible teacher