Austrian Cochlear Implant Society

The contact point for all matters relating to hearing impairment, cochlear implants and other implantable hearing systems.

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About us The Austrian Cochlear Implant Society (ÖCIG) was founded in 1992 by Franz K. Wimmer. Franz Wimmer, who became totally deaf in 1984 after a series of sudden hearing losses, was… ... Read more



14. June 2024
Treffen der Landesstelle Steiermark in Graz

5. October 2024
9. ÖCIG Symposium


Save the Date: 9. ÖCIG Symposium


The Austrian Cochlear Implant Society (ÖCIG) cordially invites you to the 9th symposium on 5 October in Vienna.

The symposium is aimed at anyone interested in the topic of hearing with cochlear implants and other hearing implants, whether as an affected person, family member or specialist.
In addition to exciting presentations by renowned experts from Germany and abroad and testimonials from those affected, there will also be a trade exhibition where you can find out about the latest developments and products. Take this opportunity to exchange ideas, network and obtain information.
We look forward to your participation!

New Executive Board

The new ÖCIG Executive Board was elected on 20 October 2023.

The Executive Board consists of:

  • President: Tobias Fischer
  • Vice President: Elisabeth Reidl
  • Secretary+ Sport: Tanja Justin
  • Deputy Secretary+ Event Management and PR: Sonja Fischer
  • Treasurer: David Aichner
  • Deputy Treasurer: Elisabeth Cozari

Insurance for hearing aids and CI

Hörgeräte- und CI-Versicherung

Battery order

using the order form

ÖCIG – Local contact

Here you will find information from the regional centres and self-help groups!

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