The ARCHES Network

ARCHES (Audiological Research Cores in Europe) is a European network of research groups focusing on hearing science, with the aim to stimulate networking, interaction, and scientific collaboration between researchers in the auditory field.

The network currently consists of 8 member institutions in 7 different countries:

  • [BE] Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Leuven, Belgium)/-/media/sites/arches_2012/arches-network/logo_leuven.jpg
    Division of Experimental Otorhinolaryngology
    Department of Neurosciences 
    Contact: Astrid van Wieringen, Jan Wouters
    Lab website


  • [CH] University Hospital Zürich (Zürich, Switzerland) /-/media/sites/arches_2012/arches-network/logo_zurich.jpg
    Laboratory of Experimental Audiology
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
    Contact: Norbert Dillier
    Lab website


  • [DE] Carl von Ossietzky Universität (Oldenburg, Germany)/-/media/sites/arches_2012/arches-network/logo_hoerzentrum.jpg/-/media/sites/arches_2012/arches-network/logo_oldenburg.jpg
    + Hörzentrum Oldenburg
    Medical Physics Section
    Institute of Physics
    Contact: Birger Kollmeier
    Lab website


  • [DK] Technical University of Denmark (Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark) /-/media/sites/arches_2012/arches-network/dtu_logo.jpg
    Centre for Applied Hearing Research
    Department of Electrical Engineering
    Contact: Torsten Dau
    Lab website 



  • [FR] Université Paris Descartes (Paris, France)/-/media/sites/arches_2012/arches-network/logo_paris.jpg
    + Ecole Normale Supérieure
    + Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique

    Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception
    Contact: Christian Lorenzi
    Lab website


  • [NL] Academic Medical Center (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Audiology
    Contact: Wouter Dreschler
    Lab website


  • [NL] VU University Medical Center (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) /-/media/sites/arches_2012/arches-network/logo_vumc.jpg
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
    Contact: Joost Festen
    Lab website 



  • [UK] Nottingham University (Nottingham, United Kingdom)
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research
    Contact: Dave Moore
    Lab website