Doctor of Medicine, University Graz, Austria, 1980.
Staff fellow urological oncology, visiting professor urology University of California at Los Angeles, 1988-1989. Staff urologist University Graz, 1989-1990, University Berne, Switzerland, 1990-1992, University Innsbruck, Austria, since 1992, head urological oncology Austria, since 1993, professor urology Austria, 1996, vice chairman Austria, since 1999. Professor, chairman department urology Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany, since 2002.
Chairman Interdisciplinary Working Group, Innsbruck, since 1993. Co-Chairman Project National Bank Fund, Vienna, 1995—1997.
Fellow European Association Urology (diploma 1991). Member European Urological Association (management committee prize 1996), Austrian Urological Society, Swiss Urological Society, German Urological Society, Austrian Surgeons Association (Billroth prize 1997), American Urological Association (correspondent), Society Urological Oncol. (correspondent), American Association Cancer Research(correspondent).
Married Birgit Ursula Koeck, January 17, 1961. Children: Anna Katharina, Benedikt, Clara.