1977 graduated by Eötvös Lóránd Univ. (ELTE) Budapest, Hungary in German and Hungarian Philology, 1985 Graduated in Ancient Greek. 1980 MA, 1986 PhD, 2000 Habilitation. 1977-1998: Associate Professor, Dep. of German Literature and Philology. József Attila Univ. (JATE) Szeged, Hungary. 1989-1992 Lecturer in IUC Dubrovnik at the course: Existenzdenken. 1993-1994 Visiting Professor at the Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia. 1994-1996 Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung at the Freie Univ. Berlin. 1999 Grant of the Getty Foundation at the Univ. of Rochester. 2000-2001 Visiting Professor at the Ruhr-Univ. Bochum and at the Univ. Münster. 2005 Associate Fellow in Collegium Budapest in the Project Multiple Antiquities-Multiple Modernities. Since 2006 Professor of German at the West-Hungarian University. Since 2010 Member of the academic advisory council of the Hölderlin-Gesellschaft.