Bernhard Laback, psychoacoustician on Acoustics Research Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences has been granted the teaching license for the subject "General Psychology" of the University of Vienna. His habilitation thesis "The Psychophysical Bases of Spatial Hearing in Acoustic and Electric Stimulation" provides an overview of his scientific work in recent years and was accepted by the habilitation commission, besides a survey showing his excellent educational qualification, as evidence of his outstanding scientific archievements. With him five employees of the Institute are already habilitated Doz. Dr. Peter Balazs, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sylvia Moosmüller, Doz. Dr. Diana Stoeva, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Holger Waubke.