Martin Uhrmacher studied history, historical regional studies, classical archaeology and ancient history at the University of Trier. His dissertation, supervised by Franz Irsigler, is dedicated to the history of leprosories in the Rhineland from the 12th to the 18th century. He has been teaching and researching at the Institute for History since the University was founded in 2003.
Since 2018 he is Assistant Professor.
His research areas are historical regional studies of Luxembourg, the Greater Region and the Rhineland, as well as urban history, social and economic history, historical cartography and history of epidemics.