Declaration on Accessibility

The Institute of Sociology of the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster has the ambition to make its website barrier-free accessible according to the EU directive 2016/2102. The following declaration on accessibility documents the state of implementation for the website

Status of compatibility with the requirements

This website is partially compliant with EU Directive 2016/2102.

Methodology of the audit: self-assessment

Created on: 30.06.2020

Non-barrier-free contents

The contents listed below are not barrier-free:

  • PDF documents included in the website


  • Due to the large number of provided PDF documents, which were created before 23.09.2018, it has not been possible to convert them into a barrier-free format so far. They will be adapted successively.

Barrier-free alternatives:

  • In the case of non-accessible examination regulations, please contact the Examination Office 1 [de]. For other cases, please use the e-mail address given below.

Contact details

You can report shortcomings in compliance with accessibility requirements and request information on content that is excluded from the Directive.

Contact us:

Institute of Sociology
Web administration
Phone: +49 251 83-25310

Please include the keyword Accessibility in your message and let us know which content you are referring to, stating the URL.

Enforcement procedure

If you have not received a satisfactory response to messages or inquiries about accessibility within six weeks, you can call in the ombuds office for accessible information technology. It is assigned to the representative for the interests of people with disabilities according to § 11 of the North Rhine-Westphalia Disability Equality Act. If you would like an ombudsman procedure, please fill in the relevant application form and send it by e-mail to the ombudsman's office.

Ombudsstelle für barrierefreie In­for­ma­ti­ons­tech­nik des
Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen bei der Landesbeauftragten
für Men­schen mit Be­hin­de­run­gen
Fürstenwall 25 
40219 Düsseldorf