Juris Doctor, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, 1958. Computer Sciences Corporation, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, 1965. Doctor of Science, Humboldt University, Berlin, 1978.
Instructor, Comenius U. Law School, Bratislava, 1958-1961;
assistant professor, Comenius U. Law School, Bratislava, 1961-1964;
associate professor, Comenius U. Law School, Bratislava, 1965-1978;
professor, Comenius U. Law School, Bratislava, since 1979. Vice dean School of Law Comenius U., Bratislava, 1972-1976, civil law department head, since 1979. Chair person National Board for Scholarly Degrees, Bratislava, since 1978.
Advisor legislative committee Slovak Government, 1995-1996.
Advisor Governmental Codification Committee for Civil and Commercial Law, Praha, Czechoslovakia, Bratislava, Slovakia, since 1990, Department Justice, Supreme Court, Bratislava, 1992— Governmental Accreditation Committee, Bratislava, since 1995. Member Slovak Association Lawyers, (president 1986-1990), Congress of Slovak Intellectuals (president since 1994).
Married Zora Izáková, December 3, 1960. Children: Ján, Pavol.