Who are we?

Who are we?

We were founded in 1952 to connect professionals in ear and hearing care from across the globe.

We are a Society that includes individuals and Audiology organizations representing more than 50,000 members in 28 countries.

We are a major stakeholder of the International Journal of Audiology which we make available to our members.

We are an organization in official relations as a non-State actor with the World Health Organization since 2014 which is granted on the basis of an agreed three-year plan for collaboration, consisting of technical activities.

We are the custodian of the World Congress of Audiology (WCA) which takes place every second year. One of our "Affiliates" are selected to host the event 6 years in advance during a WCA.

We own the Global Audiology initiative that operates on the Wiki Varsity platform.

We facilitate webinars presented by subject matter experts from across the globe.

We have a global network of accomplished world authorities and professionals that are passionate about sharing their knowledge and learning for the benefit of people with hearing loss.

Contact Us

Mr George Dempster

+44 78 9595 1871