Information about this website’s accessibility
This accessibility statement applies to the website under the domain of kooperationen.zew.de. The ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research is committed to making the website kooperationen.zew.de accessible in accordance with the Act on Equal Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz – BGG) and the Accessible Information Technology Ordinance (Barrierefreie Informationstechnik-Verordnung – BITV 2.0).
Compliance with accessibility regulations
The accessibility requirements arise from Section 3 Articles 1–4 and Section 4 of the BITV 2.0, which was implemented on the basis of Section 12d of the BGG.
This website has been tested for compliance with these requirements by ZEW on 22 September 2020.
This website is only partly compliant with the aforementioned requirements due to the non-compliances listed below.
Which parts of this website are not fully accessible?
ZEW is constantly working to improve accessibility on its websites and to introduce further measures to eliminate barriers. The ZEW’s Media Design team is developing and implementing a step-by-step concept to reduce barriers to PDFs. New publications are designed according to accessibility criteria whenever possible.
Illustrations and control elements
- For control elements, informative or linked illustrations, suitable text alternatives or labels might not always be available.
- Keyboard focus on buttons and linked images is not clearly visible.
Accordion elements cannot yet be accessed by keyboard.
The news plugin is not yet completely barrier-free in keyboard operation and read-aloud function.
Most PDF documents on the site are not barrier-free.
A clear hierarchy of headlines is not consistently adhered to on all websites, especially when boxes or news items are included on the page.
- The destination of HTML links may not always be evident from the link text.
- File links may not contain all the information required for accessibility.