Doctor of Philosophy, University Cologne, 1972. Habilitation, Technology University, Berlin, 1978.
Research assistant Technology University, Berlin, 1974-1979. Professor University Koblenz-Landau, since 1979. Member editorial board International Institute of Cross-Cultural Therapy Research, since 1992, German Society of Ethnomedicine, since 1993.
Dean department psychology University Koblenz-Landau, 1990-1991.
Married Eva Muenz, October 11, 1988.