1983, M.A. in African Studies: "The Cult of the Bori Spirits among the Hausa and the Cult of the Holey Spirits among the Songhay. A Comparative Study"; supervisor: Prof. Stanisław Piłaszewicz.
1983-1991, librarian, Institute of Oriental Studies, Warsaw University.
1998, Ph.D.: "Hausa Homiletic Poetry. Edition of the Manuscript by Muhammadu Baýo"; supervisor: Prof. Stanisław Piłaszewicz.
Functions and activities
2000/2001 - secretary of the Scientific Council of Institute of Oriental Studies.
Polish Association of African Studies.
Hausa language, Hausa writings in ajami.
Islam in Western Africa.