Luetkepohl, Helmut was born on July 26, 1951 in Volmerdingsen, Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany. Son of Karlheinz and Hilde Luetkepohl.
Dr rer pol, University Bielefeld, Germany, 1981.
Professor statistics University Hamburg, Germany, 1985—1987, University Kiel, Germany, 1987—1992. Professor econometrics Humboldt University Berlin, 1992—2005, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, since 2002.