Legal matter Statement on Accessibility
Heidelberg University endeavours to make its websites accessible to all in compliance with §10(1) of Baden-Württemberg’s Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons Act (L-BGG). The following statement on accessibility applies to the web domain www.uni-heidelberg.de and websites created with the central content management system.
1. STATE OF COMPATIBILITY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS
This website is partly in conformity with §10(1) L-BGG.
2. NON-ACCESSIBLE CONTENT
The following content is not, or only partly, accessible:
- Integrated PDFs have not yet been fully converted to an accessible format.
- Integrated videos do not all have subtitles.
- No alternative in textual form is available for audio files.
- Filter functionality in tables, in the overview of study programmes and in the event calendar is only available to a limited extent.
- Information in sign language is lacking.
- Information in simple language is lacking.
3. DRAWING UP THIS STATEMENT ON ACCESSIBILITY
This statement was drawn up on 24 August 2021 and last reviewed on 30 June 2023. Method: Self-assessment.
4. FEEDBACK AND CONTACT DETAILS
The content of our web domain is intended to be equally accessible to persons with a disability. If you should come across anything impeding the accessibility of our websites we request your assistance. Notify us by email and describe the problem: email@example.com
5. ENFORCEMENT PROCEDURE
In order to guarantee that the web domain www.uni-heidelberg.de satisfies the requirements described in §10(1) 1 L-BGG you are invited to tell us about any lack of compliance by email. Our contact details are set out in point 4 (above).
If you do not receive a reply to your inquiry from the web team of Heidelberg University within the period provided under §8 clause 1 L-BGG Enforcement Ordinance (DVO), you can turn either to the state government’s representative for the interests of persons with disabilities or your own local disability support officer within the framework of the ombudsperson function described under §14(2) clause 2 L-BGG and §15(3) clause 2 L-BGG.
You can reach the state government’s representative for the interests of persons with disabilities as follows:
You can find the contact details for your local disability support officer via the web site of the urban or rural district in which your permanent residence is located.
Please note the right to collective legal action under §12(1) clause 1 no. 4 L-BGG.