Master of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, 1969. Doctor in Theology, Lund University, Sweden, 1975.
Assistant professor Lund University, 1975-1990, professor of ethics, since 1990, dean faculty humanities and theology, 2000—2002, vice-chancellor, 2003—2009.
Member steeering committee higher education and research European Council. Board directors Dag Hammarskjold Foundation. Member Association Swedish Higher Education (chairman 2007), Vetenskapssociteten, Kungl Humanistisk Vetenskapssamfundet.
Married Ingrid Neymark, 1970. Children: Magdalena, Daniel.