Bachelor of Science in Astronomy, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1971; Doctor habilitatus, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 1981.
Research assistant Astronomical Observatory Jagellonian University, Poland, 1962-1970, adjunct research assistant Poland, 1971-1980, associate professor Poland, 1981-1991, professor Poland, since 1992. Research specialist National Radio Astron Observatory, United States of America, 1974-1975. Head extra galactic astronomical division Astronomical Observatory Jagellon University, Cracow, since 1989.
Member Polish Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, European Astronomical Union (founding member).
Married Elzbieta Honkisz, June 11, 1964; 1 child, Pawel.