Diploma in Theology, Heidelberg University, Federal Republic of Germany, 1969. Doctor of Philisophy in Science and Technology Policy, University Sussex, England, 1977. Habilitation in Political Science, Free University Berlin, 1990.
Research fellow science and technical policy, U. Ulm, Federal Republic of Germany, 1974-1982; guest scientist, Science Center Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, 1982-1984; fellow, Science Center Berlin, since 1984.
Member American Political Science Association, American Economics Association, Verein F. Sozialpolitik, International Political Science Association.
Married Monika A. Doeffinger, August 1, 1980.