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Accessibility Statement

Creation of the accessibility statement

This website was checked for accessibility in December 2022 by the agency for barrier-free communication, Tollwerk. Any necessary changes to the website will be made as soon as possible. We will publish a result of the audit report in a timely manner. 


Questions and feedback about accessibility?

Please contact our web team to report existing barriers . 

Hof University of Applied Sciences attaches great importance to barrier-free usability of the websites as well as 

As a public body, we strive to ensure that our platforms are in compliance with the Barrier-Free Information Technology Ordinance (BITV 2.0) as well as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, Level AA. 

The legal basis is the Bavarian E-Government Ordinance (BayEGovV) and BITV 2.0.


Enforcement Procedure

If your request remains unanswered within six weeks, you can submit an application to the enforcement body for "verification of compliance with accessibility requirements":

State Office for Digitization, Broadband and Surveying
IT Service Center of the Free State of Bavaria
Enforcement and monitoring center for barrier-free information technology
St.-Martin-Strasse 47
81541 Munich
E-mail contact


Which areas are not barrier-free?

  • Not all documents are available in an accessible version.
  • Some pages still lack alt attributes for images, control elements and layout graphics.
  • Contrasts of texts and control elements are partly not sufficient.
  • Some pages may contain errors in the content hierarchy or heading hierarchy.
  • On some pages, elements are not completely accessible via keyboard.
  • In some cases landmarks are present several times on pages.
  • On some pages, the audio description in the videos is missing, as well as subtitling in some cases.

University contact for barrier-free accessibility:

Hof University of Applied Sciences
Alfons-Goppel-Platz 1
95028 Hof