Applied/Experimental Sound Research Lab


Applied/Experimental Sound Research Lab

A sound research laboratory at the interface of art and science

What we offer

Labs and Research

Three laboratories with different focus areas are available to scientists, artists, students and the interested public for research purposes: The Mobile Lab for mobile sound field research, the Sound Projection Lab for experimental sound projection and the Field Recording & Digitization/Restoration Lab for field recordings, restoration of historical sound carriers and their digitisation.


Teaching and Knowledge Transfer

ÆSR Lab provides access to courses and workshops in the field of sound research. Here you can find current teaching offers as well as other topic-related events of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, the mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW).


Loan Service

ÆSR Lab provides a variety of high-quality audio equipment for scientific and artistic research with and on sound. This equipment is listed in our database and can be loaned to scientists, artists, students and the interested public for research purposes.



  • Zentrum Fokus Forschung (ZFF)
  • Artistic Research Center (ARC),
    Certificate Program in Electroacoustic and Experimental Music (ELAK)
  • Phonogrammarchiv (PhA)


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