VIRTCHEM 2.0: The VIRtual Immersive Education for CHEMistry and Chemical Engineering

Call for participation

Take part in the second edition of the VIRTCHEM course, a joint course organized by the University of Milan, Charles University (Prague) and Sorbonne University (Paris), for a journey into the world of chemistry with immersive 3D virtual technology.

There will be exercises with software to visualize atoms and molecules, work in virtual chemistry laboratories and visit and carry out missions in an industrial chemical plant.

Event start

13 January 2023

Event end

26 May 2023


Milan, Paris and Prague

Deadline for application

Apply by 30 November 2023

How to apply

Write to the lecturers (see below)

Language: English

Who can apply?

The course is open to BA and MA students in the field of Chemistry from Charles University, Sorbonne University and University of Milan.

Nine students from each of the three universities will be selected. The students will be selected based on curriculum studiorum and motivation. For more information and to ask for the application form:

Charles University students: please write to Prof. Petr Šmejkal ( and Dr. Luděk Míka (

Sorbonne University students: please write to Prof. Claude Jolivalt (

University of Milan students: please write to Prof. Carlo Pirola ( and Prof. Alessandro Pedretti (

If eligible, you will be awarded a 4EU+ allowance for travel and accommodation expenses.

Course timetable

Preliminary program:

  • January 2023: 4 distance preparatory lessons.

  • 21 -24 February 2023: Milan week.

  • April 2023: Paris week.

  • May 2023 (dates to be defined): Prague week.

  • 26 May 2023: remote final workshop.