The 12th EURO-CIU 2019 Symposium
General Assembly

EURO-CIU is a non-governmental and non-profit association which was established in Luxembourg in 1995. The association consists of 31 national member associations from 23 European countries.

Altogether the EURO-CIU represents almost 150.000 cochlear implant (CI) users across Europe, approximately 60% of whom are adults and 40% children.

The mission of EURO-CIU is to increase access to the gift of hearing provided by cochlear implantation through awareness and research.

The Board is comprised of:

  • MÂȘ Teresa Amat, President
  • Sari Hirvonen-Skarbö, 1st Vice President
  • Ervin Bonecz, 2nd Vice President
  • Beatrice Cusmai, Secretary
  • Henri-Francois Baiverlin, Treasurer


EURO-CIU symposia are always connected with deliberations of EURO-CIU delegates.