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Declaration on accessibility

TU Dortmund University aims to make its websites and mobile applications accessible in accordance with EU Directive 2016/2102. The following declaration on accessibility documents the implementation status for the website in accordance with the Ordinance on the Creation of Barrier-free Information Technology under the Disability Equality Act of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Status of compliance with the requirements
This website is partially compliant with EU Directive 2016/2102. Methodology of the audit: Self-assessment Created on: 23.10.2023 Last checked on: 23.10.2023

Content that is not accessible

The content listed below is not accessible:

  • PDF documents embedded in the website
  • Videos embedded in the website
  • The color tones currently used do not all achieve the required contrast at a browser zoom factor of 100 percent.


  • Due to the large number of PDF documents provided that were created before 23.09.2018, it has not yet been possible to convert them into an accessible format. They will be successively adapted.
  • It has not yet been possible to provide the videos with an audio description.

Accessible alternatives:

  • In the case of non-accessible documents for enrollment, please contact the Registrar's Office. In the case of non-accessible examination regulations, please contact the Central Examination Office. For other cases, please use the feedback form below.
  • The embedded videos are YouTube files. It is possible to display automatic subtitles.
  • The necessary contrast can be achieved by using the browser zoom function. We are working on a completely barrier-free solution in this regard.

Feedback and contact details

You can inform us of any deficiencies in compliance with accessibility requirements and request information on content that is exempt from the directive.


Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Inform. Anne Antonia Scheidler
Department of IT in Production and Logistics (ITPL)
TU Dortmund University
Leonhard-Euler-Str. 5
44227 Dortmund

Phone 0231 755-2129


If you would like to contact the ITPL department, please use our feedback form.

Please include the keyword accessibility in the message and let us know which content you are referring to, stating the URL.

Enforcement procedure

If you have not received a satisfactory response to accessibility-related messages or inquiries within six weeks, you can contact the Ombudsman's Office for Accessible Information Technology. It is assigned to the representative for the interests of people with disabilities in accordance with Section 11 of the North Rhine-Westphalia Disability Equality Act. If you would like an ombudsman procedure, please complete the relevant application and send it to the ombudsman's office by e-mail.

Ombudsman's Office for Accessible Information Technology of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia at the State Commissioner for People with Disabilities Fürstenwall 25 40219 Düsseldorf

Further information on accessibility at TU Dortmund University

On the following page you will find an overview of measures taken by TU Dortmund University to reduce barriers as well as helpful links to offers and contact persons: TU Dortmund inclusive

DoBuS - the Disability and Studies Department at TU Dortmund University - offers advice and services for students and lecturers with the aim of creating equal opportunities for people with disabilities or chronic illnesses in studying and teaching. About DoBuS.

TU Dortmund University offers information in plain language and sign language.