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 www.kit.edu and all subdomains created with the OpenText central content management system.
1. Status of Compliance with the Requirements
This website is partly in compliance with Article 10, par. 1, L-BGG.
2. 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:
- PDF documents embedded in the website have not yet been converted into an accessible format.
- Videos embedded in the website partly do not contain any subtitle.
- For audio files, no alternative text form is available.
- If external content is included (e.g. event calendar), the language change is not marked.
- Information in sign language is missing.
3. Date of Issue
This declaration was issued on September 09, 2020, and reviewed on May 15, 2021.
4. 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∂sek.kit.edu.
Further contact data:
5. Enforcement Procedure
To ensure that the website www.kit.edu 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 in Section 4 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 Conciliation Office according to the Equal Opportunities for People with Disabilities Act (BGG) of the Commissioner of the Federal 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:
Geschäftsstelle der Landes-Behindertenbeauftragten (Office of the State Commissioner for the Needs of People with Disabilities):
The contact data of the responsible municipal Commissioner for the Needs of People with Disabilities can be found on the website of the city or district, in which you have your permanent residence.
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:
- Study Centre for the Visually Impaired
- Representative for Students with Disabilities and Chronic Diseases
- Representatives for Disabled Employees