International Chemistry Olympiad 2023 (IChO 2023)

More than 900 participants, mentors, and volunteers from approximately 90 countries and areas are expected to attend. Besides two chemistry exams the young talents will experience a wide range of cultural activities, Swiss business and lifestyle as well as the picturesque landscape of Switzerland.

The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is an annual international competition for talented young students in secondary schools and colleges. The first IChO took place in Prague in 1968. Since 1987, Switzerland has sent delegations to more than 30 IChOs but has never been a host country itself. The time has come in 2023! The Swiss Chemistry Olympiad Association (SwissChO) and ETH Zurich have been awarded the contract to host the event in Switzerland.

Become a Volunteer
The organizers are looking forward to volunteering applications No Chemistry knowledge is required, the most important is your motivation to make the IChO 2023 a success. Contributing your time and energy to IChO will also bring you in touch with dozens of co-minded volunteers. It will be rewarded by team building activities for volunteers and a work certificate you can use for  your CV. Above all, it will be ten days of fun and science feasts.


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  1. Herbie Okereke

    Hi, how does one become a volunteer for the event and what does it entail




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