Degree, University Wuerzburg, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wuerzburg, 1972.
Professor, comparative and international education University Frankfurt, 1975—1991, Humboldt University, Berlin, since 1991. Visiting professor University Paris V-René Descartes, University National Autónoma de Méx., University de San Andrés, Buenos Aires, Waseda University, Tokyo, University Stockholm. President Comparative Education Society Europe, 1992—1996.
Dean Humboldt University Faculty Education, 1993—1994. Member Central Selection Committee Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 1997—2006. Member, editorial board comparative education, since 2005.
Member, education comparee, since 2007.
Married B. Schriewer-Menges. 2 children.