Join our Symposium on Sound

kling gut! 2017 will start in:

New Submission Deadline: 28th of January


Submit a Proposal to be a part of klingt gut! International Symposium on Sound 2018!

The following categories are welcome:


in form of Performative LectureFixed Media, Installation, or Performance.


in form of Lecture or Poster.

Tech Demo

live technical presentation with or without full paper

How to submit:

Submit Proposal
  • All artwork and paper proposals must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another conference or festival.
  • Conference language is English.
  • The duration of fixed media pieces and performances should not exceed 30 minutes.
  • Technical setups available at the conference include 17-channel loudspeaker circle with object-based panning in the main conference venue, and venues/studios with 5.1 surround, 8-channel circle, 12-channel 3D audio (8+4), 33.2 loudspeaker dome (4+8+8+8+4+VoG), and VR.
  • In all cases, including Fixed Media submissions, the personal attendance of accepted artists / authors at the conference is required.
  • Registration to the conference is free of charge for contributing artists and authors.
  • Submissions by students* are eligible for participation in the klingt gut Student Awards, in the categories (1) Excellence in Art, Design and the Production of Sound, and (2) Excellence in the Application of New Technologies in Sound Art and Sound Design. In 2018, a Special Award will be presented for Sound for VR and 360° Technologies. *applies to undergraduate, graduate and PhD students; graduation no longer than 6 months past by the date of the conference.



The Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and the Audio Engineering Society Hamburg Student Section are pleased to announce the fourth installment of klingt gut! International Symposium on Sound
at the Arts and Media Campus in Hamburg.

For three days, international artists and scientists will present their work in the fields of sound design, sound art, electro-acoustic music, and forward-looking audio technologies.
Participants will enjoy a series of informative lectures, hands-on workshops, and interactive panel discussions as well as cutting edge installations and performances at Germany’s most state-of-the-art media campus.