Accessibility Statement of the Baltic University Programme website

This accessibility statement concerns the public website that, as a part of Åbo Akademi University, is subject to the EU’s accessibility directive, the aim of which is to ensure equality in a digitalised society and set uniform requirements for accessibility.

The accessibility status of the digital service

This accessibility statement was made on September 18, 2020. The information in this summary is based on self-assessment using the tools WebAim – Wave, and Edge, as well as manual testing of accessibility via keyboard.

The website mostly meets the requirements for accessibility. The website requires further improvements, however, in the following areas to meet the requirements of WCAG 2.1:

1.4.3: Contrast (Minimum)

Some of the links are low in contrast, depending on background colour.

2.4.3 Focus Order

On some web pages a heading level is missing, however the headings are in order of priority.

Accessibility deficiencies?

Did you notice an accessibility deficiency in our digital service? Tell us about it and we will do our best to rectify it. Please provide feedback by email to: [email protected].

Supervisory authority

If you notice accessibility issues on the website, first leave your feedback with us, the administrators of the website. It may take up to 14 days to receive an answer from us. Should you not be satisfied with the answer or you do not receive an answer from us within two weeks, you may file a complaint with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. The agency website has detailed instructions (in Finnish and Swedish only) on how to file a complaint and how the issue will be handled.

Contact information of the supervisory authority:

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Accessibility supervision unit
phone 0295 016 000 (switchboard)