Information according to the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG) - Web Accessibility Act

Declaration on Accessibility

The Federal Chancellery strives to make its websites accessible in accordance with the Web -Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG; Web Accessibility Act) as amended to implement Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on the accessability of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies (Official Journal L 327, 2.12.2016, p. 1).

This accessibility statement applies to the website

Status of compatibility with the requirements

This website is partially compliant with compliance level AA of the 'Web Accessibility Guidelines - WCAG 2.1' according to the applicable European Standard EN 301 549 V3.2.1 (2021-03) due to the following incompatibilities and exceptions.

Non-accessible content

Some graphics are not yet available to blind users. We plan to make all graphics accessible as soon as possible.

Color contrasts are not fully compliant in desktop view and on tablets (WCAG 1.4.3. Contrast Minimum).

Creation of this accessibility statement

The assessment of the website's compliance with the WCAG to implement the requirements of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 took the form of a self-test according to WCAG 2.0 in the compliance level AA in March 2022. The entire site was checked. Individual page contents are regularly checked by the web editorial team when new content is published.

Feedback and contact details

The content of and services on this website are constantly being improved, exchanged and expanded. In doing so, usability and accessibility are of great concern to us.

If you notice barriers that prevent you from using our website - issues not described in this statement, deficiencies in accessibility compliance - please let us know by email. We will review your request and contact you as soon as possible.

Please send all messages and suggestions to us at with the subject line 'Report a barrier'. Please describe the problem and provide us with the URL(s) of the affected website or document.

Enforcement Procedure

If you do not receive satisfactory responses from the above contact option, you may contact the Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (FFG; Austrian Research Promotion Agency with limited liability) by means of a complaint. The FFG accepts complaints electronically via the contact form.

Contact form of the complaints office →

The complaints are examined by the FFG to determine whether they relate to violations of the requirements of the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG; Web Accessibility Act), in particular deficiencies in compliance with accessibility requirements, by the Federal Government or an institution attributable to it.
If the complaint is justified, the FFG must issue recommendations for action to the Federal Government or the legal entities concerned and propose measures to remedy the deficiencies at hand.

Further information on the complaints procedure →