up2date. Das Onlinemagazin der Universtiät Bremen

Declaration of Accessibility

We strive to make this website accessible. The declaration of accessibility is required by the Bremen Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons Act (BremBGG). The technical requirements for accessibility are derived from the Barrier-Free Information Technology Ordinance (BITV 2.0).

This declaration on digital accessibility applies to the website of the up2date. online magazine of the University of Bremen.

How accessible is the site?

This site is largely barrier-free. The requirements according to BITV 2.0 are largely met. The verification of compliance with the requirements is based on a self-assessment of the website conducted on January 30, 2022.

Which areas are not barrier-free / accessible?

These areas are not barrier-free for the following reasons:

  1. Barrier: Lack of subtitles in videos a) Description: Subtitles are generally available in videos. In some places they are missing, for example when it comes to externally embedded videos. b) Measures: Videos will be subtitled.

  2. Barrier: Videos a) Description: Videos are integrated via an interface to YouTube. This means that transcripts for the videos cannot be accessed via this page, for example. b) Measures: The videos can be viewed directly on YouTube via a link, which means that the transcripts can also be viewed.

  3. Barrier: Texts a) Description: The published texts are not available in simple language, except on an overview page of the central web presence of the University of Bremen. b) Journalistic and scientific texts can only be presented in simple language to a limited extent.

When and how was the Declaration of Accessibility created?

This declaration was revised on May 27, 2022. The technical verification of accessibility was carried out by: vorderdeck. neue medien

Do you want to report barriers?

We would like to further improve our services. Feel free to let us know about your problems and questions regarding digital accessibility by sending an email to: up2date@uni-bremen.de

Contacting the Central Office for Accessible Information Technology

If your contact with the public body was not successful, you can contact the Central Office for Accessible Information Technology (“Zentralstelle für barrierefreie Informationstechnik”). They can also provide further information on enforcement.

Please note that this is a translation of the German original. Only the original document is legally binding.

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