Msc, Jagiellonian University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Jagiellonian University, 1976. Doctor of Science, Nicolaus Copernicus University, 1991.
Assistant Jagiellonian University Observatory, Cracow, 1968-1976, research fellow, 1976-1982, senior research fellow, 1982-1988. Senior lecturer Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Cracow, 1988-1991. Professor Cracow Pedagogical University, 1992-1995, Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland, since 1993.
Leading scientist Bogolubiov Laboratory Theoretical Physics Joint Institute Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia, 2001—2003.
Member Polish Astronomical Society, Italian Astronomical Society, International Astronomical Union, American Astronomical Society, European Astronomical Society, Russian Astronomical Society, Ukrainian Astronomical Association.
Married Zofia Pstrucha, August 16, 1979. 1 child, Elzbieta.