About the institute

The German Institute of Hearing Aids (Deutsches Hörgeräte Institut GmbH) in Lübeck is a test house accredited by the Deutschen Akkreditierungsstelle (DAkkS) and recognized by the Zentralstelle der Länder für Gesundheitsschutz bei Arzneimitteln und Medizinprodukten (ZLG) according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025.  The institute has laboratories and acoustic test rooms for the homologation of hearing aids and for research.

For some tests, the certificates can also be issued in English. An example is the test according to IEC 60118-0, which includes not only the signet of the DAkkS and ZLG but also the ILAC signet.