2023-2024 / CHIM0205-2

Organic chemistry I


40h Th, 35h Pr, 15h QA Sess.

Number of credits

 Bachelor in chemistry8 crédits 


Jean-Christophe Monbaliu

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Table of Contents

  • Chapter I : Organic Chemistry: some history and current status
  • Chapter II : Structure and bonding
  • Chapter III : Nomenclature
  • Chapter IV : Stereochemistry
  • Chapter V : Fundamentals of reactivity
  • Chapter VI : Alkanes et cycloalkanes
  • Chapter VII : Alkenes et alkynes
  • Chapter VIII : Introduction to thermal cycloadditions
  • Chapter IX : Aromatic compounds
  • Chapter X : Nucleophilic substitution and elimination reactions
  • Chapter XI : Carbonylated derivatives
  • Chapter XII : Revisions

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

The course aims at introducing the fundamentals in organic chemistry.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Basic knowledge in chemistry.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Participation to the pratical sessions is mandatory

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Delivery of material in a lecture format (open discussion); Possibility of e-learning (online additional references and resources).

Recommended or required readings

  • Introduction à la chimie organique, H. Hart, J.-M. Conia, Dunod, 2000, ISBN 2-210-00-5361-2
  • Chimie organique - simple et intuitive, D. Klein, De Boeck Supérieur, 2018, ISBN 978-2-8073-1476-4
  • Organic Chemistry, J. Clayden, N. Greeves, S. Warren and P. Wothers, Oxford University Press, 2012, ISBN 9780199270293

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written exam (June).

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Orbit molecular building system", Aldrich, réf. Z18,475-6).
Safety gears (labcoat, safety glasses) and notebook (A4).


Jean-Christophe M. Monbaliu
Pauline Bianchi
Center for Integrated Technology and Organic Synthesis - CiTOS
Département de Chimie, Bâtiment » B6a, local 3/19
tel 04 366 35 10 
email: jc.monbaliu@uliege.be
email: pauline.bianchi@student.uliege.be 

Association of one or more MOOCs

Items online

[BAC1] Manuel TP
[BAC1] Manuel TP

Chimie organique I
Chimie organique I

Notes de cours

additional exercises - answers
additional exercises - answers

Corrections de répétitions
Corrections de répétitions

exemple d'interrogation
exemple d'interrogation

Selection of exams
Selection of exams

additional exercises
additional exercises