Professor Malte Drescher

As part of the rectorate, Malte Drescher takes responsibility for the areas research, early career development as well as knowledge and technology transfer.


Ex officio, he is a member of the Rectorate, the Academic Senate as well as an advisory member of the University Council. He chairs the Committee on Research, the Commission on third-party research funding, the Council of the Scientific Engineering Services and the Animal Research Facility, as well as the Electoral Council of the University of Konstanz. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Zukunftskolleg, as well as of the Social Science Archive Konstanz.

Malte Drescher was appointed full professor for physical chemistry (Heisenberg professorship) at the Department of Chemistry in 2015. His research group focuses on the spectroscopy of complex systems.
Malte Drescher has been at the University of Konstanz since 2008. He was a junior research group leader as part of the Emmy Noether Programme and a Zukunftskolleg fellow until 2013 and then a DFG Heisenberg fellow from 2014 to 2015. He was awarded an ERC grant for his research excellence in 2017.

Before coming to Konstanz, Malter Drescher earned his doctorate (Dr rer. nat.) at the Physikalisches Institut of the University of Karlsruhe in 2005 and worked as a DFG fellow at Leiden University in the Netherlands from 2006 to 2007.