The International Conferences on the Chemistry of Selenium and Tellurium are a series of international conferences held triennially. The web page for this conference series is currently maintained by Professor Wessjohanns group at the

Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry (IPB) 
Weinberg 3
06120 Halle (Saale)

Registration for the ICCST-15 is now open

The 15th International Conference on the Chemistry of Selenium and Tellurium (ICCST-15) will be held in Brazil, Florianópolis, state of Santa Catarina from Nov. 28. – Dec. 2. 2022 at the Hotel Jurerê Beach Village under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Antonio Luiz Braga. The conference is dedicated to Dr. Wolfgang Günther, the late founder of the conference series.

Early Bird Registration is now open. The program will include Plenary, Invited Lectures, and Oral Communications. A list of the confirmed speakers is available at the following link: https://www.iccst15.com.br/conteudo/65 . Additional information can be found in the conference flyer. Further distribution of the flyer among your colleagues and students is highly welcome.

Flash presentations will be selected from the abstract submissions. Details for Registration, Abstract Submission, and Hotel Room Reservation at the Conference Site (Hotel Jurerê Beach Village) are available on the official website of the Conference: https://www.iccst15.com.br/ .

Important Dates:

Hotel Reservation
A discount of 10% compared to the prices on the hotel page  is available with promo code "ICCST15". Please send an email with PROMOCODE "ICCST15" to reservas@jurere.com.br to request the discount.

We hope you will be able to join this event and enjoy the stimulating scientific program. We strongly encourage the participation of young scientists who will have the opportunity to actively disseminate their results in Flash and Poster Presentations.

We look forward to seeing you in Florianópolis (Brazil) in November 2022. Please follow the conference website  for more information and updates.


Dr. Wolfgang Günther passed away on January, 19th 2021. He was founder of the International Conference on the Chemistry of Selenium and Tellurium (ICCST) series and for some fifty years he was professionally and personally involved with the international selenium and tellurium chemistry community. The community is grateful for his dedication and will honor his memory with the upcoming Wolfgang Günther Award for Selenium and Tellurium Chemistry Achievements, for the first time to be granted at the 15. ICCST in Brazil 2022. Farewell Wolfgang, Rest in Peace.

International Advisory Board

  • Antonio L. Braga (Brazil)
  • Ignacio Vargas-Baca (Canada)
  • Leopold Flohè (Germany)
  • Gilbert Kirsch (France)
  • Eder J. Lenardão (Brazil)
  • Risto S. Laitinen (Finland)
  • Peter Laur (Germany)
  • Vito Lippolis (Italy)
  • Marian Mikołajczyk (Poland)
  • Govindasamy Mugesh (India)
  • Toshiaki Murai (Japan)
  • Claudio Santi (Italy)
  • Harkesh B. Singh (India)
  • Ludger A. Wessjohann (Germany)
  • Thomas Wirth (UK)

Past conferences

YouTube video by Dr. Wolfgang HH Günther: https://youtu.be/KUogB-m6CB4