Accessibility statement for this website

The University of Vienna is committed to providing an accessible website in accordance with the Austrian Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG, web accessibility act) as amended to implement the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies (OJ L 327 issued on 2 December 2016, p. 1).

This accessibility statement applies to the website under the domain

The texts on this website use the gender star to include inter-gender, transgender and non-binary people. The gender star may be read by the screen reader as 'pause', 'star' or 'asterisk', sometimes not at all, which creates the effect that only the female form is pronounced.

Status of compliance with the requirements

This website is partially compliant with standard AA as specified in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 or with the applicable harmonised European standard European Standard EN 301 549 V2.1.2 (2018-08).

Release of this accessibility statement

This statement has been released on 3 July 2020. This website will be tested. As soon as we have test results, we will publish them here.

Feedback and contact details

The offers and services provided on this website are being continuously improved, replaced and expanded. Usability and accessibility are our key concerns in this endeavour.

Please send us an e-mail if you encounter any accessibility problems that prevent you from using our website. This applies to issues that are not listed in this accessibility statement or shortcomings relating to the accessibility requirements.

We will examine your request and contact you as soon as possible.

Please send all your messages and suggestions to Describe the problem you encountered and provide the URL(s) of the website or document concerned.


University of Vienna

Universitätsring 1, 1010 Vienna

Enforcement procedure

If you are not satisfied with how we respond to your request sent to us using the contact option specified above, you can contact the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and file a complaint. You can file your complaint with the FFG by electronic means using the contact form.

Contact form of the FFG complaints office: (in German)

The FFG will investigate your complaint to determine whether the accessibility issues you addressed represent a violation of the provisions specified in the Austrian Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (web accessibility act), in particular shortcomings in compliance with the accessibility requirements, by the Federal Government or an institution affiliated with the Federal Government.

If the compliant is justified, the FFG issues recommendations to the Federal Government or the legal entity concerned and proposes measures that aim at resolving the issue.

Further information about the complaints procedure: