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Accessibility Statement

TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity seeks to make its websites and mobile applications accessible pursuant to EU Directive 2016/2102. The following Accessibility Statement documents the implementation status for the website in compliance with the Ordinance of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia on the Creation of Barrier-Free Information Technology in Accordance with the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons (BITVNRW).

Status of conformity with accessibility requirements

This website is partly compliant with EU Directive 2016/2102.
Verification method: self-assessment
Compiled on: 17.2.2022
Last verified on: 17.2.2022

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is not accessible:

  • The color tones currently used do not all achieve the required contrast at a browser zoom factor of 100 percent.
  • Language settings for individual words or sections
  • HTML syntax


We have no influence on color tones, language settings and HTML.

You can access the results of the BITV self-assessment by entering questionnaire number 2400 and the password hylec_barrierefrei at the following website:

Accessible al­ter­na­ti­ves:

  • In the event of non-accessible enrollment documents, please contact the Student Registration Office. In the case of non-accessible exam regulations, please contact the Central Examinations Office. In all other cases, please use the feedback form below.
  • The integrated videos are YouTube files with the option of displaying automatic subtitles.
  • A strong magnification via the browser zoom function offers the necessary contrast. We are working on a completely barrier-free solution for this issue.

Feedback and contact details

You can report cases of non-compliance with accessibility requirements to us and request in­for­mation on content which is excluded from the directive.



If you would like to contact project HyLeC, please use our Feedback-Form.

Please indicate “Accessibility” in your message and tell us which content you are referring to by stating the URL.

Enforcement procedure

If you have not received a satisfactory answer to your messages or queries regarding accessibility within six weeks, you can call in the arbitrator for accessible IT. He or she reports to the Commissioner for Matters relating to Disabled Persons in ac­cor­dance with Section 11 of the Act on Equal Opportunities for Disabled Persons of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. If you wish to initiate an arbitration procedure, please complete the corresponding application form and send it via  to:

Arbitration Board for Barrier-Free Information Technology of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia at the Office of the Commissioner for Matters relating to Disabled Persons
Fürstenwall 25  
40219 Düsseldorf

Further in­for­mation on accessibility at TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity

On the following pages you can find an overview of the measures TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity is undertaking to improve accessibility as well as useful links to services and contact persons:  Inclusion at TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity

DoBuS – Department of Disability and Studies – offers advice and services for students and teaching staff, with the aim of creating fair conditions in studies and teaching for persons with a disability or chronic disorder. Further in­for­mation: DoBuS