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Site Accessibility Information

You will find information on accessibility in our libraries here.

Leipzig University Library (Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig, UBL) strives to make its website accessible in accordance with the accessibility acts »Sächsisches Inklusionsgesetz« (SächsInklusG) and »Barrierefreie-Websites-Gesetz« (BfWebG) and the accessibility regulation »Barrierefreie-Informationstechnik-Verordnung« (BITV 2.0).

This declaration of conformity applies to and

State of accessibility

We strive to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1) Level AA and the European standard EN 301 549, Version 3.1.1. as our accessibility targets.

Our website is currently only partially accessible according to these guidelines and standards.

Content with limited accessibiliy

As of 31. January 2023 the following content is still not fully accessible:

  • PDFs included in the website. We aim to have this issue solved by spring 2024.
  • We have no summary of our website in sign language. We are currently investigating how to solve this.
  • There may still be images with insufficient descriptions/alt text. This is currently being checked.
  • There may still be video and audio files with insufficient descriptions/alt text.
  • It is possible, that the last menu item on the Service menu cuts off at a zoom level of 200%.


    Feedback and Contact

    If you find any content on this website that is insufficiently accessible, please do not hesitate to contact us through one of the following:


    In case it proves impossible to provide an accessible solution for the issues reported, please contact the responsible regional enforcement agency »Sächsische Durchsetzungsstelle« for support:

    Beauftragter der Sächsischen Staatsregierung für die Belange von Menschen mit Behinderungen
    Albertstraße 10,
    01097 Dresden, Germany

    Postal address:
    Archivstraße 1,
    01097 Dresden, Germany

    Phone: +49 351 564 121 61
    Fax: +49 351 564 121 69