The Johannes Kepler University of Linz endeavors to make its website accessible in accordance with the Web Accessibility Act, in the currently valid version , opens an external URL in a new windowas amended, implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and Council on October 26, 2016 regarding website accessibility and mobile applications for public authorities, opens an external URL in a new window (official bulletin L 327 of December 2, 2016, Pg. 1).
This accessibility statement applies to the website www.jku.at.
This website partially complies with Conformance Level AA of the "Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Web – WCAG 2.1, opens an external URL in a new window" in accordance with applicable the European standard "European Standard EN 301 549 V2.1.2 (2018-08)" in lieu of the following incompatibilities and/or exceptions.
The Johannes Kepler University Linz is committed to continually updating the content, structure, and composition of www.jku.at in the future in order to ensure certification based on WACA.
The content listed below is inaccessible in lieu of the following:
a) Incompatibility with the Accessibility Regulations
b) Disproportionate Burden
c) Content does not fall within the scope of applicable legal regulations
This statement was prepared on November 4, 2020 and updated on January 3, 2023.
The website compatibility assessment using the WZG to implement the requirements as outlined in the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 was conducted in May 2019 in the form of a self-conducted accessibility test in accordance with WCAG 2.0 in conformity level AA. Level 1 pages (homepage, search, overview pages) were checked to assess recurrent/standard elements and level 2 pages were checked to assess page-specific elements.
Firefox is used as the main browser, in combination with NVDA and JAWS. However, to examine special cases in detail, Chrome (featuring NVDA) was also used. To check the mobile/responsive perspective, Firefox was scaled down or zoomed, but in several cases, Chrome on Android incl. Talkback and Safari on iOS, incl. VoiceOver, were also used in a series of cross-checks. To check Skiplinks to content Chrome in combination with NVDA was used. With other combinations of browser and screen reader, there may be restrictions in operation.
Additional tools that were used include:
The website’s content and technical foundations are being constantly developed; usability and accessibility are very important to us.
If you experience any barriers that prevent you from using our website - problems or any shortcomings in regard to compliance with accessibility requirements – please do not hesitate to contact us.
Please send all messages and suggestions to: website(at)jku.at and put "Reporting a Barrier in the Website: jku.at" in the subject line. Please describe the problem and include the URL(s) of any page(s) or document(s) in question.
Johannes Kepler University of Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
A-4040 Linz / Austria
If you are dissatisfied with the responses provided by above-mentioned contact address, you can contact the Austrian Research Promotion Agency Ltd. (FFG) by submitting a grievance. The FFG accepts grievances electronically using the following contact form.
The FFG will examine the grievance to determine whether or not it violates the Web Accessibility Act, in particular any deficiencies in compliance with accessibility requirements as outlined by the federal government or an assigned institution.
If the grievance is warranted, the FFG must submit recommendations to the federal government or the legal entities involved and propose measures to remedy the existing deficiencies.
The Johannes Kepler University of Linz endeavors to ensure its website is as accessible as possible. Are you experiencing any problems using our website? If so, please do not hesitate to contact us and describe the issue: website(at)jku.at.