Departments' graduate courses

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Advanced organic chemistry

  • Course code: FKBT125
  • Course higher education credits: 7.5
  • Graduate school: Chemistry
  • Course is normally given: Every year
  • Language: The course will be given in English

Course is part of the Masters Program Materials Chemistry, but can also be taken as a graduate student course. The course covers formation of carbon-carbon bonds, pericyclic reactions, organocatalysis, organic photochemistry, organometallic chemistry, asymmetric synthesis and reactions involving phosphorus-, boron- and nitrogen-containing reagents. The students will also work with selected modern methods for organic synthesis in the laboratory.

The course is given in the form of lectures, tutorials and a laboratory part. The laboratory part consists of a multi-step synthesis to be carried out in groups of two.

Application information
Application is made by sending an email to Henrik Sundén

Organic Chemistry, J. Clayden, N. Greeves, S. Warren, and P. Wothers, Oxford University Press
Henrik Sundén, Nina Kann, Jerker Mårtensson, Gunnar Westman
More information
Henrik Sundén, email:, phone: + 46 31 772 30 24 Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Kemivägen 10

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