Accessibility declaration

The public authorities are required to

to make websites and mobile applications accessible without barriers.

The following declaration on accessibility documents the implementation status of this website.

Compliance status

Partially compliant: Some parts of the content do not fully comply with the accessibility standard. This website uses the content management system TYPO3.

Test methodology: self-assessments in the form of the BITV/WCAG test and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

Date of creation: 13.6.2020           Revised: 22 February 2022

Content that is not accessible


Multilinguality: The website is bilingual (German and English). Not all German-language content has been translated yet. Texts in other languages can be technically marked with the corresponding language abbreviations. Incorrect or missing language markings are added or corrected successively.

Simple language: We try to use as simple a language as possible. This is not always possible due to the complex content. Please write to us if you think that a text presents facts in an unnecessarily complicated way.

Abbreviations: We try to avoid the use of abbreviations as far as possible or we use the unabridged spelling when first appearing in the text and then use the introduced abbreviation in the further text. Please inform us if you come across any abbreviations or technical terms in our offer that require explanation.

Visually required elements

Images are provided with an alternative text. A content review of the texts is still pending.


Using the keyboard

Keyboard traps can occur on pages of Erfurt University Library by integrating various forms from external applications. In addition, the website can be used with the keyboard without restrictions.


Audio and video files

The University of Erfurt's website provides links to and integration of audio and video files. These offers are not provided with audio description.



There are still links on the website which are not marked barrier-free.


PDF und MS Office documents

Older content in this form is in part only accessible to a limited extent.


Feedback and contakt

As a user, you can inform us of any shortcomings in compliance with accessibility requirements. We are always grateful for comments and suggestions for improvement. We endeavour to implement corrections and suggestions as soon as possible.

Postal adress

Universität Erfurt
Nordhäuser Str. 63
99089 Erfurt

(University of Erfurt)

Enforcement process

If you are of the opinion that you are disadvantaged by an insufficient barrier-free design or if we do not process your feedback to your satisfaction, you can contact the enforcement body according to the ThürBarrWebG:

Der Beauftragte der Thüringer Landesregierung für Menschen mit Behinderungen
Joachim Leibiger
Werner-Seelenbinder-Straße 6
99096 Erfurt

Telephone: 0361 573 811 741