Master of Science in Chemistry, University Debrecen, Hungary, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Debrecen, Hungary, 1972. Doctor of Science in Chemistry, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1991.
Research fellow University Debrecen, 1970-1978, associate professor, 1978-1992, professor, since 1992, head department inorganic chemistry, since 1994. Member steering committee European Science Foundation, since 1991. Member management committee Cooperation in Science and Technology Chemistry D8 and D20 Programs.
Member Hungarian Chemical Society (chairman division coordination chemistry 1985-1995).
Married Judit Nagy, August 28, 1971. Children: Judit, Krisztina.