Accessibility Statement is committed to ensuring the accessibility of its website in accordance with the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG BGBl. I. Nr. 59/2019 idgF).

This accessibility statement applies to

Compliance status

This website partially complies with Conformance Level AA of the “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG 2.2” and the relevant European standard EN 301 549 V3.2.1 (2021-03), as per Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council. This is due to the non-compliances and the exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

The following content is non-accessible for the following reason(s):

a. Non-compliance with accessibility regulations

  • Images may lack text alternatives. 
  • Some icon characters are available to screen readers but cannot be interpreted correctly.
  • Not all landmarks are labeled correctly.
  • The text size is defined in pixels, making it unadjustable through user settings.
  • Some items lack sufficient contrast between foreground and background.
  • Parts of the page are obscured by the sticky header after using skiplinks.
  • Buttons used to open sub levels in the main navigation are too small.
  • Some links are not marked as being written in a different language than the current page language.
  • Not all elements have visible focus indicators.

b. Content is not within the scope of the applicable legislation

Downloadable PDF documents  are not correctly tagged and therefore not accessible. All the PDFs contents are however available as an accessible HTML Version on the website.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 9. November 2023.

This statement was prepared based on an assessment conducted by a third party.

The statement was last reviewed on 9. November 2023. 

Feedback and contact information

The offers and services on these websites are continuously improved and expanded. Usability and accessibility are of great concern to us. Should you discover any barriers that prevent you from using our website or make it difficult for you to use our website, please let us know by e-mail. We will check your request and contact you as soon as possible. Kindly send all messages and suggestions to with the subject “Reporting a barrier on the website”. Please describe the problem and provide us with the URL(s) of the relevant website or document. 

Enforcement procedure

If the response from the above contact is not satisfactory, you may file a complaint with the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). The FFG accepts complaints filed online via the electronic contact form.

The FFG will examine whether the complaint relates to violations of the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG), particularly to failure on the part of the federal government or associated institutions to comply with the accessibility requirements

If the complaint is justified, the FFG will make recommendations for action to the federal government or the legal entities concerned and propose measures designed to remedy the problem.

Further information on the enforcement procedure