Doctor of Philosophy, University Vienna, 1969.
Research chemist Max Planck Institute of Strahlench, Mülheim, Germany, 1969-1972. Assistant professor University Geneva, Switzerland, 1972-1977. Associate professor University Strasbourg, France, 1978-1980.
Full professor organic chemistry University Hamburg, Germany, since 1980. Visiting professor University Grenoble, France, 1983, University Innsbruck, Austria, 1984, University Rennes, France, 1992.
Member American Chemical Society, Swiss Chemical Society, Austrian Chemical Society, European Photochemistry Association.