Night of Hearing, Oldenburg

22.05.2024 - 22.05.2024

To mark the university’s 50th anniversary, Oldenburg is presenting itself as a nationally and internationally recognised location for hearing research. […]

Excellent research

Lower Saxony’s Science Minister, Falko Mohrs, visited the University of Oldenburg […]

SoundLab – see with your ears


A mobile learning unit about the sense of hearing The sense of hearing is the most differentiated of our senses. The SoundLab, a mobile learning unit about the sense of hearing, was developed so that this special sense can be taught impressively in schools and extracurricular learning centres. It enables pupils to have active listening […]

Postdoctoral programmes at UMO 2024

Universitätsmedizin Oldenburg supports physicians interested in science with the Junior Clinician Scientist and Clinician Scientist funding programmes […]

Minister Falko Mohrs visits Oldenburg

Oldenburg’s field of Hearing Research welcomed a special guest on December 5, 2023: Falko Mohrs, Lower Saxony’s Minister of Science and Culture, visited Hörzentrum Oldenburg and the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Media Technology. […]

The Cluster of Excellence Hearing4All mourns the death of Prof. Dr. Peter Behrens


Peter Behrens was a highly recognised and esteemed scientist, an outstanding personality, an excellent university teacher and a reliable colleague. He became known beyond his own field through his research work on materials and solid-state chemistry. He left his own scientific mark on the broad field of microporous inorganic materials, above all by opening the […]

Hearing4all Summer School, Visselhövede

28.06.2023 - 30.06.2023

The Hearing4all Summer School will take place from 28-30 June 2023 in Visselhövede. More information will follow. If you have any questions, please contact the office (

Ten Years Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all

International symposium provides insight into research results For decades, research has been conducted at the highest level in Oldenburg and Hanover to sustainably improve the lives of people with hearing impairments. Exactly ten years now, this has been done jointly in the Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all. The interdisciplinary research network, funded by the German Research […]

Hearing4all Summerplenary, Visselhövede

27.06.2023 - 28.06.2023

The Summerplenary will take place on 27 and 28 June in Visselhövede. More information will follow. If you have any questions, please contact the office (

Hearing4all Winterplenary, Soltau

12.01.2023 - 13.01.2023

The Winter Plenary will be held in Soltau on January 12 and 13, 2023. More information will follow shortly.

Anna Warzybok-Oetjen receives award of the German Society of Audiology


The German Society of Audiology (DGA) has awarded the Meyer-zum-Gottesberge Prize, worth 3,000 euros, to hearing researcher Dr. Anna Warzybok-Oetjen of the University of Oldenburg. The DGA awards the prize to researchers who have published important work in the field of hearing research after earning their doctorate. Warzybok-Oetjen received her doctorate from the University of […]

New funding programs for junior clinician scientists

The Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg has announced new funding programs for junior clinician #scientists with doctoral degrees_ Clinician Scientist Program for physicians in the early stages of residency training. 20 percent research time for one year. Clinician Scientist Program for physicians in the advanced phase of residency training and for physicians who […]

Hearing4all International Symposium 2022

On November 3 and 4, the annual international Hearing4all Symposium will take place in Hannover.

The Cluster of Excellence Hearing4all has been working hard on clinical and practical problems related to hearing for 10 years now. The goal is to minimize the negative impact of hearing loss on individuals by enabling effective, accessible and affordable hearing solutions for all.

3rd place for Wiebke Middelberg at the ARD/ZDF “Frauen + Medientechnologie” Award 2022

We are delighted that Wiebke Middelberg won third prize and 2000 euros in prize money at the ARD/ZDF “»Frauen + Medientechnologie« ” Award 2022. The subject of her master’s thesis at the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg is the processing of noisy audio signals using spatially distributed microphones. Using the example of a cocktail party: […]

Music & Hearing Health Workshop

06.10.2022 - 07.10.2022

The Music & Hearing Health Workshop will take place on October 6-7, 2022 at Oldenburg University and will provide a forum for the discussion of a broad array of topics around music, hearing, and health. The event aims to yield a state of the art of research on music perception and hearing impairment, hearing aids […]