Birth: 1959 June 08
Place of birth: Mukachevo, Transcarpathian region, USSR.
Marital status: wife, Tetyana (1958); son, Robert (1986).
Home address: 9730, Hungary, Köszeg, Varkör 20–22/3, phone: +36-94-361-902; mobile: +36-30-623-5975;
1981, Diploma of Biology (Master of Sciences equivalent), Department of Entomology, Uzhgorod State University, Ukraine, USSR.
1991, Candidate of Biological Sciences (PhD equivalent), Institute of Zoology of the National Academy of Sciences, Kiev, Ukraine (Diploma # KD 043496, 1991.09.18); naturalization by the Doctoral Council of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (No. 17.424 from 2004.05.21).
2008, Doctor of Sciences (doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Biology, Zoology) „Systematics and Phylogeny of the Western Palaearctic cynipid wasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)” (http://mta.hu/mta_doktorai/)