Master of Arts in Philology, Cracow (Poland) University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy in Philology and Linguistics, University Lódz, Poland, 1962. Habilitationschaft, University Lódz, Poland, 1968.
Teaching assistant, U. Lódz, 1957-1962; assistant professor, U. Lódz, 1962-1968; assistant professor (dr.hab.), U. Lódz, 1968-1971; associate professor, U. Lódz, 1971-1982; professor extraordinary, U. Lódz, 1982-1990; professor philology-linguistics, U. Lódz, since 1990; head department history of Polish language, U. Lódz, since 1982; dean faculty of philology, U. Lódz, 1981-1987.
Member Learned Society of Lódz (secretary 1968-1974), Polish Academy of Sciences (linguistics committee since 1988), Learned Society Catholic University Lublin.