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Accessibility Statement

TU Dort­mund University seeks to make its websites and mobile applications accessible pursuant to EU Directive 2016/2102. The following Accessibility Statement documents the implementation status for the website <YOUR URL> in compliance with the Ordinance of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia on the Creation of Barrier-Free Information Technology in Accordance with the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons (BITVNRW).

Status of conformity with accessibility requirements

This website is partly compliant with EU Directive 2016/2102.
Verification method: self assessment
Compiled on: 2020-05-06
Last verified on: 2020-08-26

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible:

  • PDF files integrated in the website
  • The linked videos do not have subtitles and audio descriptions

Reasons:

  • Due to the large number of PDF documents made available that were produced prior to 23.09.2018, it has so far not been possible to transpose all of these into an accessible format. These are successively superceded by accordingly modified versions.

Accessible alternatives:

  • In the event of non-accessible enrollment documents, please contact the Student Registration Office. In the case of non-accessible exam regulations, please contact the Central Examinations Office. In all other cases, please use the feedback form below.

The integrated videos are YouTube files with the option of displaying automatic subtitles.

Feedback and contact details

You can report cases of non-compliance with accessibility requirements to us and request information on content which is excluded from the directive.

Contact:

Sascha Kersting
E-Mail: sascha.kersting@tu-dortmund.de
Telefon: (0231) 755-2119

Please indicate “Accessibility” in your message and tell us which content you are referring to by stating the URL.

Enforcement procedure

If you have not received a satisfactory answer to your messages or queries regarding accessibility within six weeks, you can call in the arbitrator for accessible IT. He or she reports to the Commissioner for Matters relating to Disabled Persons in accordance with Section 11 of the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. If you wish to initiate an arbitration procedure, please complete the corresponding application form and send it via  to:

Arbitration Board for Barrier-Free Information Technology of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia at the Office of the Commissioner for Matters relating to Disabled Persons
Fürstenwall 25  
40219 Düsseldorf

Further information on accessibility at TU Dort­mund University

On the following pages you can find an overview of the measures TU Dort­mund University is undertaking to improve accessibility as well as useful links to services and contact persons:  Inclusion at TU Dort­mund University

DoBuS – Department of Disability and Studies – offers advice and services for students and teaching staff, with the aim of creating fair conditions in studies and teaching for persons with a disability or chronic disorder. Further information: DoBuS

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