23rd International Congress on Acoustics, Sept. 09-13, 2019
integrating 4th EAA Euroregio 2019

EAA Summer School

EAA Summer School for Young Acousticians will take place in Leuven, Belgium from September 6 to 8, 2019.

Please note that registration for a "Hot Topic" course demands a registration for ICA conference beforehand. (This is not the case for the "Approaching Acoustics" course.)
On Sunday afternoon, a bus transfer to ICA conference in Aachen will be available. Please indicate in your registration if you would like to use this transfer.

Students - register here

Non-Students - register by email

Non-students: For registration, please contact registration@ica2019.org
Registration is possible until 15 August 2019.
The numbers of course participants are limited.

Course information

For more information, please click on the course title. Every course takes place on all days from Friday through Sunday at the University of Leuven.

► Course A - Approaching Acoustics (Armin Kohlrausch and Monika Rychtarikova

Suitable especially for undergraduate and first-year graduate students / No additional ICA registration necessary / Accommodation is specially provided, details will follow

This course is intended to teach young students the fundamentals of acoustics and to make them aware of the opportunities for a professional career in acoustics. Teachers are experts in the field, not only academic teachers but also professionals in acoustics with background in industry or consulting.

The program will start on Friday, September 6, at 2 pm and will end on Sunday, September 8, at noon.

Topics and Presenters:

  • What is acoustics? - Monika Rychtarikova, KU Leuven
  • Hearing - Armin Kohlrausch, TU Eindhoven
  • Measurements / Simulations - Wim Desmet, KU Leuven
  • Acoustic materials - Elke Deckers, KU Leuven
  • Noise control - Dick Botteldoren, U Gent
  • Room acoustics - Martijn Vercammen, Peutz Consultants
  • Building Acoustics - Jens-Holger Rindel, Denmark
  • Musical Acoustics - Murray Campbell, Edinburgh University
  • Ultrasound - Christ Glorieux, KU Leuven
  • Exams – final certificates

► Hot Topic 1 - Computational modeling in physiological and psychological acoustics
(Armin Kohlrausch)

► Hot Topic 2 - Smart city sound (Dick Botteldooren)

► Hot Topic 3 - Acoustic metamaterials and sonic crystals (Jean-Phillippe Groby)

► Hot Topic 4 - Acoustic imaging (laser, beam forming, time reversal, fotoacoustics) (Christ Glorieux)

Accommodation in Leuven

Participants of Hot Topic courses: Please reserve your accommodation individually. You can book your accommodation here on the website of Leuven Tourist.

Participants of the "Approaching Acoustics" course: Accommodation is specially organized at student dorm (free of charge).

Travel information

Brussels Airport is nearby the city of Leuven. Leuven is easy to reach by train from all European cities.

© Karl Bruninx, view of Leuven
© Karl Bruninx, Leuven Town Hall