Accessibility statement

The Department of Rehabilitation Technology at the Technical University of Dortmund makes every effort to make this website accessible in accordance with national legislation implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and Council.

The following accessibility statement documents the state of implementation for the website in accordance with the regulation for the creation of barrier-free information technology according to the North Rhine-Westphalia Disability Equality Act.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the (EU) 2016/2102 Directive and with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.

Test methods: automated tests (W3C conformance checks, WAI WAVE), self-assessment BITV 2.0

Created on: 03.09.2020

Last checked on: 04.09.2020

Non-accessible contents

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible yet:I

  • Individual interim results of the projects in the form of PDF and videos are not completely barrier-free


  • Due to the different resources of the many project partners, individual files are not entirely barrier-free. The results are successively adapted to the accessibility standards.

If you want to access a specific PDF file or video that is not yet accessible, please contact us at susanne.dirks(at)

Feedback and contact information

You can notify us of shortcomings in compliance with accessibility requirements and request information on content that is exempt from the policy. We will then contact you in order to find a prompt solution.


Dr. Susanne Dirks

Emil-Figge-Str. 50

44227 Dortmund

+49 231 755 7161

Enforcement procedure

If you are of the opinion that you are disadvantaged by an insufficiently accessible design of this website, you can turn to the Arbitration Service according to the German Act on Equal Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Act BGG at the Federal Government Commissioner for the Affairs of People with Disabilities.

You can submit a request to the arbitration office to initiate arbitration proceedings. The application can be made by filling out an online form, in writing by post, by e-mail or for recording at the office of the Arbitration Service.

You can contact the Arbitration Service at this address:

Schlichtungsstelle BGG
Mauerstraße 53
10117 Berlin
Phone: +49 – (0)30 18 527-2805
Fax: +49 – (0)30 18 527-2901
E-Mail: info(at)