Student, Warsaw University. Student, Ecole des Hautes Etudes, Paris. Doctor honorary, University Tours, 1982.
Doctor honorary, University Utrecht, 1986. Doctor honorary, Columbia University, 1989. Doctor honorary, University Bologna, 1989.
Doctor honorary, Oberlin College, 1990. Doctor honorary, University Paris-Sorbonne, 1990. Doctor honorary, University Libre, Brussels, 1991.
Doctor honorary, University Leicester, 1992. Doctor honorary, Brown University, 1994. Doctor honorary, University Sofia, 1998.
Doctor honorary, Freie University, Berlin, 1999. Doctor honorary, Brandeis University, 1999.
Science worker History Institute, Polish Academy Sciences, Warsaw, 1954-1960;
staff member History Institute, Polish Academy Sciences, Warsaw, 1965-1985;
assistant professor, Polish Academy Sciences, Warsaw, 1972;
head research unit history of medieval culture, Polish Academy Sciences, Warsaw, 1965-1980;
professor, Polish Academy Sciences, Warsaw, since 1989;
lecturer, Sorbonne, Paris, 1962-1965;
minister foreign affairs, Poland. Deputy to Sejm (legislature), since 1989. Member Polish United Workers Party, 1950-1968.
Co-founder, lecturer Science Courses Society, 1978-1981. Adviser to Interfactory Strike Committee, Gdansk Shipyard, 1980. Founding committee Solidarity Indiana Self-Governing Trade Union, Gdansk, National Understanding Committee of Solidarity Trade Union, 1980.
Chair program county Social and Labour Study Center, National Committee of Solidarity, 1980-1981. Chair program committee 1st National Congress of Solidarity Trade Union, 1981, adviser to porvisional coordinator committee, 1983-1987, adviser to national Executive Committee, 1987-1990, member civic commission to Lech Walesa, 1988-1991. Professor College de France, since 1992.
Chair parliamentary Caucus Solidarity, Democratic Union for Freedom, 1989-1997.
Member Polish History Society, Society Européenne de Culture (award 1993), Association Authors of Science Works, Academia Europaea, European Medieval Academy, Academy Universelle des Cultures, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Club.
Married Hanna Geremek, 1952. 2 children.