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Declaration on accessibility

The Chair of Science Journalism at TU Dortmund University aims to make its websites accessible in accordance with EU Directive 2016/2102. The following accessibility statement documents the implementation status for the website in accordance with the Ordinance on the Creation of Barrier-Free Information Technology under the Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons Act of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Stand der Vereinbarkeit mit den Anforderungen

This website is partially compliant with EU Directive 2016/2102.

Audit methodology: Self-assessment

Created on: 28th January 2022

Last checked on: 28th January 2022

Non-accessible contents

The contents listed below are not barrier-free:

  • the interactive map on the homepage,
  • the audio files (podcasts, etc.) embedded in individual articles.


The barrier-free implementation of the map could not be realised so far.

The provision of complete transcripts of the audio files could not be realised so far.

Accessible alternatives

All pieces of content listed on the map can be viewed and accessed on the overview page

A summary of the main content of the audio files included is available on the respective article page.

Feedback and contact information

You can notify us of deficiencies in compliance with accessibility requirements and request information about content that is exempt from the policy.


Prof. Holger Wormer
holger.wormer (at)

Photo: Sign with Braille text at the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Credit: Unsplash/Gabriella Clare Marino