Press Releases


Here you can access current press releases on the foundation and its projects:

Personal experiences with tinnitus from all over the world.

Berlin, 10 March 2017 – To raise the awareness of tinnitus, the American Tinnitus Association (ATA) organized the global “Tinnitus Awareness Week” between February 6-22. This year, the ATA called upon affected people from all over the world to share their experiences with tinnitus and current treatment methods. And the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité supported this initiative!

Save the date: From 21 to 24 May 2014 more than 500 international tinnitus experts are expected to attend the “XI International Tinnitus Seminar” in Berlin

Berlin, 13 January 2014 –From 21 to 24 May 2014, the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité will be hosting the “XI International Tinnitus Seminar” in the scientific metropolis Berlin. More than 500 tinnitus scientists from around the world will be attending the conference to discuss the latest research results and debate about the widespread but still only minimally researched disease. The conference is under the patronage of the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Klaus Wowereit.

The German Tinnitus Foundation Charité at the Berlin Festival 2013

Young volunteers sought for the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité

Berlin, 09. August 2013 – Berlin, 9 August 2013 – The German Tinnitus Foundation Charité will again be present at the Berlin Festival this year on the 6 and 7 September, informing the mainly young music fans about tinnitus and hearing protection, and offering free ear plugs. The Foundation is looking for volunteers to man the info stand...

German Tinnitus Foundation Charité at the Berlin Summer Rave 2013

Successful continuation of the campaign “I hear something you can't hear.”

Berlin, 25 May 2013 – The Foundation was once again present at the Berlin Summer Rave with an info stand. The aim was to bring people's attention, particularly young people, to the problem of tinnitus and the need to protect their hearing. Under the motto “I hear something you can't hear – Protect Your Hearing” the task was mainly entrusted to young volunteers...

German Tinnitus Foundation Charité and Li Yundi

Chinese Star Pianist Becomes Ambassador of the Foundation

Berlin, January 2013 – The German Tinnitus Foundation Charité has gained another prominent supporter: the star pianist Li Yundi. Along with the 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and DJs Sven Väth and Marusha, Li Yundi has agreed to act as ambassador to promote the aims of the foundation: the prevention, research, and therapy of tinnitus.

Launch of German Tinnitus Foundation Charité Campaign

When the Sound Stays: Tinnitus

Berlin, December 2012 – An estimated eleven million people in Germany suffer from tinnitus. In 2011, the non-profit German Tinnitus Foundation Charité was established for active prevention work, to raise public awareness of the need to take care of one's hearing, and to promote research and science communication ...

German Tinnitus Foundation Charité at the 5th Berlin Foundation Day

Berlin, 23 November 2012 – On 19 November the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité presented itself at the 5th Berlin Foundation Day in the Red City Hall. Together with 70 other foundations, it informed interested visitors and tinnitus sufferers about its goals and functions.

German Tinnitus Foundation Charité at the Berlin Summer Rave 2012

Successful launch of first education campaign against tinnitus. Berlin, 30 July 2012 – The start of the first education and information campaign of the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité at the third Berlin Summer Rave 2012 on 21 July was a great success. Under the motto “I hear something you can't hear” the foundation drew young people's attention to the problem of tinnitus.

Presentation of cheque to the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité

Successful Auction of a Porsche Tractor of the Berliner Volksbank Berlin, 10 May 2012 – The auction of the red Porsche tractor “Felix-Hermann” by the Berliner Volksbank ended on 3 May with a great success: the proceeds of € 17,056 went to the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité and will help fund the education campaign “Youth Against Tinnitus.” At 2 p.m. on Saturday, 12 May, the cheque was presented to the foundation on the main open air stage at the 25th Oldtimer Days in Berlin-Moabit.

Noise Awareness Day 25 April 2012

Press release by the German Tinnitus Foundation Charité

Berlin, 24 April 2012 – Noise damages the hearing and impairs communication. Noise has a negative impact on health as a whole. The public takes far too little notice of the dangers involved. The German Tinnitus Foundation Charité supports the International Noise Awareness Day because they wish to raise people's awareness of the need to take care of their hearing ...