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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: 25 September 2020
Last verified on: 25 September 2020

Non-accessible content

The content listed below may partly be non-accessible:

  • PDF files integrated in the website


  • Some of the PDF documents made available may originate from third parties like cooperation partners. We cannot guarantee that those files are available in an accessible format. We make every effort to provide our own PDF files as accessible as possible.

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 contact possibilities listed below.


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.


Jun.-Prof. Dr. René Westerholt
Email: rene.westerholttu-dortmundde

Tel.: +49 (0)231 755-2287


Office of University Communications
Tel.: +49 (0)231 755-5523>


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