Declaration on Accessibility

The Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development endeavours to make its websites and mobile applications accessible to all in accordance with the Sächsisches Inklusionsgesetz (SächsInklusG), the Barrierefreie-Websites-Gesetz (BfWebG) as well as the Barrierefreie-Informationstechnik-Verordnung (BITV 2.0). The BfWebG is supplemented by the Barrierefreie-Websites-Verordnung (BfWebVO). These laws are in accordance with the EU Web Accessibility Directive 2016/2102.

This accessibility statement applies to


Degree of accessibility

The degree of accessibility is oriented on the international Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) at conformance level AA and the European standard EN 301 549, version 3.2.1. For PDF documents, we observe the international standard PDF/UA-1.

The websites are only partially accessible according to the above guidelines.

The following contents are partially only accessible to a limited extent

  • Keyboard operation
  • PDF documents

Lack of accessibility due to disproportionate load

For the following content, there is currently a disproportionate burden according to Section 2 (3) BfWebG in conjunction with Directive (EU) 2016/2102, Article 5 and Recital 39:

  • Some contrast ratios are below the required minimums because the design and some graphics of the project were developed before 2019.
  • audio/video clips published before 23 Sept 2020.
  • Archive areas/older contents are no longer updated, but are only kept for documentation purposes.

Preparation of the declaration

This declaration was prepared on 13Dec 2022.

We constantly review the status of accessibility; next review in on Dec 2023.

Feedback and contact details

We have a vested interest in bringing you access to our content. If you encounter any problems accessing our websites and mobile applications, or if you need information about content that is not accessible, please contact us.

We will try to resolve the reported problems or provide you with non-accessible information in an accessible form.

Contact at IOER:

Enforcement procedure

You have made a query regarding the accessibility of our websites and mobile applications using the above contact. If no satisfactory solution is achieved within a reasonable period of time (usually four weeks), you can contact the office of the State Commissioner for the Inclusion of People with Disabilities (Enforcement Office) at the Saxon State Chancellery, which is responsible for the relevant enforcement procedure. When disputes arise between public bodies in Saxony and users of websites or mobile applications, the Enforcement Office strives to find an amicable solution without recourse to the courts. This arbitration procedure is free of charge and participants do not need to appoint legal counsel.

For more information, please contact:

Sächsische Staatskanzlei
Geschäftsstelle des Landesbeauftragten für Inklusion der Menschen mit Behinderungen
Archivstraße 1
01097 Dresden

Tel: 0351 564 10713
Fax: 0351 564 10999