Kurt Eggers holds a BA in Medicine, MA in SLT and Audiology, and Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences and Developmental Psychology. He is a researcher, docent, and former head of the SLT department of Thomas More UC, Belgium and ass. prof. at Turku U, Finland. He coordinates the European Clinical Specialization on Fluency Disorders and is board member of the European Fluency Specialists. He is IFA president-elect and member of the IALP fluency committee.
He has lectured/published nationally and internationally on fluency disorders and his research focuses on temperament, attention, and executive processes in stuttering and speech disfluencies in different populations (e.g., multilingualism, autism, Down)