Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers

Institut für Chemie  (» Postanschrift)

W3 2-288, Carl-von-Ossietzky-Str. 9 - 11 (» Adresse und Lageplan )

Herr Christoffers ist bis Ende 2021 nach Raum W3 2-261 umgezogen; Sprechstundentermine werden per Email oder telefonisch vergeben.

+49 441 798-4744  (F&P

+49 441 798-3873


Institut für Chemie  (» Postanschrift)

W03 1-205 (» Adresse und Lageplan )

8:30 - 11:30 Uhr

+49 441 798-3716  (F&P

Prof. Dr. Jens Christoffers

Curriculum Vitae

1966 Born in Northern Germany
1986 Graduation from High School, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
1986 – 1992 Study of Chemistry at the Universität Marburg, Germany
Diploma thesis with Prof. Dr. K. H. Dötz in Marburg, Germany
1992 – 1994 PhD-Thesis with Prof. Dötz in Bonn, Germany
Title: "Carben-Komplex-funktionalisierte Pauson-Khand-Systeme"
1995 – 1996 Postdoctoral studies with Prof. Dr. R. G. Bergman at the University of California at Berkeley, USA
Project title: "Two New Twists on Zirconocene Chemistry: Helical Structures and Catalytic Dimerizations"
1996 – 2000 Habilitation at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany with Prof. Dr. S. Blechert
Title: "Übergangsmetallkatalyse selektiver Michael-Reaktionen"
2001 – 2006 Associate Professorship (C3) at the Universität Stuttgart, Germany
since 2006 Full Professor (W3) at the Universität Oldenburg, Germany

Latest publications


Thorben Sieling, Thorben Petersen, Torben Alpers, Jens Christoffers, Thorsten Klüner, Izabella Brand,

"CD Stretching Modes are Sensitive to the Microenvironment in Ionic Liquids",

Chem. Eur. J. 2021, im Druck.


Britta Vaske, Maximilian Schaube, Frank Meiners, Jan Henning Ross, Jens Christoffers, Gunther Wittstock,

"Modification and patterning of self-assembled monolayers using electrogenerated etchants and homogeneous scavenging reactions in a scanning electrochemical microscope",

ChemElektroChem. 2021, 8, 3192-3202.


Nils Schröder, Marc Schmidtmann, Jens Christoffers,

"Diaminoterephthalate-EDTA and -EGTA Conjugates – "Turn on"-Fluorescence Sensors for Zinc Ions",

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 4260-4268.


Nico Mitschke, Gülsera Eruçar, Miriam H. Fsadni, Amy R. Roberts, Majid M. Sadeghi, Bernard T. Golding, Jens Christoffers, Heinz Wilkes,

"Enantiopure 2,9-Dideuterodecane – Preparation and Proof of Enantiopurity",

Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2021, 3854-3863.


David Kieslich, Jens Christoffers,

"Cyanide Anions as Nucleophilic Catalysts in Organic Synthesis",

Synthesis 2021, 53, 3485-3496.

(Stand: 13.09.2021)