Student, School Public Administration, Stuttgart, Germany, 1956. Student, Technology College, Stuttgart, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Tübingen (Germany) University, 1964.
Public administration assistant Mayor' General’ s Office, Bondorf, Germany, 1953-1954, Office of District President, Horb, Germany, 1954-1955. Inspector Mcplty. of Ulm, Germany, 1956-1959. Teaching and research assistant University Tübingen, 1964-1976, assistant professor economics, 1976-1980, professor economics, 1980-1998.
Married Anneliese Wulff, August 1, 1961. Children: Andrea Schweitzer, Jürgen.