International Audio Laboratories, Erlangen (AudioLabs®)

In 2008, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft and Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg opened the Erlangen International AudioLabs®. The center employs an international team of scientists working on audio and multimedia. The AudioLabs are unique worldwide in both mission and international approach: At this facility, university scientists develop new technologies for digital processing of multimedia content with Fraunhofer IIS staff and visiting researchers from around the world. Creative synergies between researchers from several disciplines, combined with the many years of audio compression experience at Fraunhofer IIS, drive future research topics and guarantee continuous innovations.


International Audio Laboratories Erlangen (AudioLabs) - Shaping the future of Audio & Multimedia

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Appointed professors

Prof. Dr. Juergen Herre (since September 2010, Audio Coding)

Prof. Dr. Bernd Edler (since October 2010, Audio Signal Analysis)

Prof. Dr. Emanuel Habets (since November 2010, Perception-Based Spatial Audio Signal Processing)

Prof. Dr. Meinard Müller (since September 2012, Semantic Audio Signal Processing)

Prof. Dr. Nils Peters (since June 2020, IoT in the Audio Domain)

Coordination: Dr. Stefan Turowski

Research Coordinator: Dr. rer. nat Frederik Nagel


Learn more

More information about the AudioLabs Erlangen such as current research projects or job openings can be found on their homepage.