University of Heidelberg, 1949-1954, Law, 1960, Doctor of Laws. University of Grenoble, France, 1951. University of Paris, 1952.
University of Chicago, 1954-1955. Spoken languages: German, French, English, Spanish.
Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs & The Legal Counsel, Office(s) of Legal Affairs, United Nations since 1983. Director-General, Principal Legal Advisor, Legal Department, Federal Foreign Office, Federal Representative of Germany, 1976-1983. Head of International Law Section, various other positions in Legal Department, Federal Foreign Office, 1962-1976.
Rch Fellow, Max Planck Institute of International & Foreign Public Law, Germany, 1960-1962.
Member German Society for International Law. American Society for International Law. Indian Society for International Law.
Other associations for international law and foreign policy.
Spouse Liliane Sarolea, National of Germany.