Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) seeks to make its websites and mobile applications accessible in accordance with Article 10, par. 1 of the State Equal Opportunities for People with Disabilities Act (L-BGG). The following declaration on accessibility applies to the website and all subdomains created with the OpenText central content management system.

Status of Compliance with the Requirements

This website is partly in compliance with Article 10, par. 1, L-BGG. 

Inaccessible Contents

Since there are numerous editors at KIT, the accessibility aspects cannot always be guaranteed. However, we constantly strive to improve accessibility and to train and sensitize the editors.

The following contents are inaccessible or partly accessible only:

  • Documents embedded in the website are not always available in an accessible format.
  • For videos embedded in the website, partly no subtitles, audio descriptions or full-text alternatives are available.
  • For audio files, no alternative text form is available. 
  • Text passages in other languages are not always marked.
  • Links may be incomprehensible.
  • Syntax errors may occur in the source code.
  • Headings are not always structured hierarchically.
  • Partially, information in plain language are missing.

Date of Issue

This declaration was issued on September 09, 2020, and last reviewed on September 07, 2023
Method: Self-assessment

Feedback and Contact Data

The contents of our web appearance is to be equally accessible for people with a disability. In case you encounter inaccessibilities on our websites and in our mobile applications, help us: Send us an information and a description of the inaccessibility using the contact form or by electronic mail to internetredaktion∂

Further contact data: 

  • Contact form
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Strategic Development and Communication
    Corporate Communications Group
    Kaiserstraße 12
    76131 Karlsruhe, Germany
    Phone: +49 (0)721/608-41105
    Email: internetredaktion∂ 

Enforcement Procedure

To ensure that the website meets the requirements outlined in Article 10, par. 1, L-BGG, contact us using the contact form or by electronic mail and give a feedback. The contact data can be found above.

If you do not receive any reply of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology within the period defined in Article 8, cl. 1, L-BGG-DVO or if our reply is not satisfactory, contact the  Commissioner of the State Government for the Needs of People with Disabilities. 

The Commissioner of the State Government for the Needs of People with Disabilities can be reached as follows: 

Landes-Behindertenbeauftragte (State Commissioner for the Needs of People with Disabilities):
Geschäftsstelle der Landes-Behindertenbeauftragten (Office of the State Commissioner for the Needs of People with Disabilities):
Phone: +49 (0)711/279-3360
Else-Josenhans-Straße 6
70173 Stuttgart
Email: Poststelle∂

Please note the right of collective regress according to Article 12, par. 1, cl. 1, No. 4, L-BGG. 

Further Information on Accessibility at KIT

At KIT, the following institutions take care of the needs of people with disabilities: