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Declaration on accessibility

Bergische Universität Wuppertal aims to make its websites accessible in accordance with national legislation implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

This accessibility statement applies to .

Status of compatibility with the requirements

The website is in compliance with the

  • Disability Equality Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (BGG NRW) and the
  • Accessible Information Technology Ordinance of North Rhine-Westphalia (BITV NRW)

partially compatible.

This declaration was created on the basis of a self-assessment. A BITV test and the resulting measures will follow shortly.

Creation of this declaration on accessibility

This declaration was created on 1.02.2022.

Feedback and contact details

Have you noticed any deficiencies in the accessibility of content on this site? If so, please feel free to contact us. Please write to the project group’s web coordinator.

Enforcement Procedure

If you have not received satisfactory responses to communications or inquiries about the accessible information technology of the www.trailsprojekt.dewebsite, you can contact the Ombudsman’s Office for Accessible Information Technology. With the involvement of all parties, the ombudsman’s office attempts to determine the circumstances of the lack of accessibility so that the institution can remedy it.

It is assigned to the representative for the interests of people with disabilities in accordance with Section 11 of the North Rhine-Westphalia Equal Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Act and can be reached via the following contact:

Send e-mail to the Ombudsman’s Office for Accessible Information Technology NRW.

For more information on the Ombudsman’s Office for Barrier-Free Information Technology NRW, please visit

Arbitration procedure

If no satisfactory solution has been found even after you have sent feedback to the above-mentioned contact, you can turn to the conciliation body pursuant to Section 16 BGG. The BGG conciliation body is tasked with supporting out-of-court dispute resolution in the event of conflicts on the topic of accessibility between people with disabilities and federal public agencies. The conciliation procedure is free of charge. No legal counsel needs to be involved. For more information on the conciliation process and how to submit a request, visit: You can contact the BGG conciliation body directly at

Responsibility: Project Manager Univ.-Prof. Dr. Friedrich Linderkamp

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