Learn the ancient art of transformation!

The secrets of alchemy taught by practicing alchemists.



ALCHEMY STUDY PROGRAM - The oldest continuing education program on alchemy. Both spiritual and practical paths of alchemy are covered. Certificates issues for each of the seven modules, and students who complete all seven modules receive the Diploma in Alchemy. More Information . . .


PRACTICAL ALCHEMY COURSE - This online course with practicing alchemist John Reid is intended as an introductory survey of the techniques and lab work in practical alchemy. More Information . . .


HERBAL ALCHEMY COURSE - This online survey course with practicing alchemist Robert Allen Bartlett covers the techniques of spagyrics including Eastern alchemy techniques of Ayurveda. More Information . . .


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Alchemy is one of the world’s oldest traditions – a unique blend of science and spirituality that has the potential to create a new vision of the world. Alchemy offers a way of living in accord with the basic patterns of the universe that can result in magical transformations in your life. In our school, these ancient teachings are presented in their purest form. Join us in the Great Work of personal and global transformation.

Become part of our international community of students and instructors dedicated to preserving this ancient wisdom! You can begin at any time, since all of our courses and exams are online. We recommend you begin with Module 1 in the Alchemy Study Program. Advanced students can continue their education on site at various locations.






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"The discourses are written in a down-to-earth style that is direct and easy to understand, yet evoke a level of wisdom in me that I never expected. I started out just curious about alchemy and now these teachings are the light of my life." - Albert Wojekowski (Pittsburgh, PA USA)

"I had no idea what was involved in making tinctures and elixirs. Now I realize the power behind alchemical medicines and understand how to use them. These preparations tap into the deepest parts of nature. And now I am learning how to make them myself and tailor them to my own special needs." - Walter Dunninger (San Francisco, CA USA) 

"The courses help me shift my attitude towards life in a way that opens doors and helps me grow. When I sit down and read this material, even though I am doing it on a modern computer, I feel that I am in touch with ancient and sacred knowledge." - George Montclef (New York, NY USA)

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Program Benefits

Certification programs in both practical (laboratory) and spiritual alchemy. Choose the path best suited to your interests or expand your studies at any time.
Online classes and 24/7 chat rooms and forums. Special student FAQs, dictionaries, and backissues of the Alchemy Journal also provided.
Proprietary manuals, books, alchemists' original manuscripts, reference materials, charts, audio recordings, videos, drawings, artwork, and other study materials. All materials can be downloaded for offline study or printing.
Exclusive Experiments, including meditations and concentration exercises as well as traditional laboratory work, enhance theoretical work and open new levels of awareness of the deeper realities with which alchemists seek to work.
Online student account where you can take exams and receive immediate grading, access course materials, or view your transcripts and certification record.
Learn to make your own planetary tinctures, healing tonics, and powerful elixirs in your private kitchen laboratory.
Student discounts on glassware, lab supplies, equipment, herbs, and chemicals, as well as books, DVDs, CDs, posters, apparel, and other supplies.
Discounted student membership in the International Alchemy Guild, the premiere organization of alchemists founded in Europe. Network with other alchemists from around the world.
Start a new career as a alchemical therapist, spagyricist (medicine maker), consultant, or teacher. Enroll in our Instructor Certification Program to earn money teaching in the Alchemy  Study Program.