Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Union of Germany
Member, various committees. Secretary, Christian Democratic Union Faction, Landtag, BadenWürttemberg, 1982-1984. Senator for Science and Research, Berlin.
1991; Deputy Member of Bundesrat, since 1991. Scientific assistant. University of Tubingen, 1965-1969.
Federal Ministry of Education and Science. 1969-1971; Ministry of Education and The Arts, 1971-1978. Ministry of Science and Art, Baden-Württemberg Region, 1984-1991.