Doctor of Philosophy, Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany, 1971.
Assistant Pädagogische Hochschule Ruhr, Essen, Germany, 1971—1975. Teacher Gesamthochschule University, 1975—1988, senior assistant master, 1988—2003. Director education University Essen-Duisburg, since 2003.
With German Air Force, 1966-1967.
Member city council Council Ccity of Isselburg, Germany, since 1999. Member of Union Education and Science (member regional board since 1983).
Married Marta Maria Gürtler, March 18, 1948. 1 child Eva Theresa.