Statement on Accessibility

The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) strives to produce the website of the BfR Academy ( in accordance with the German Act on Equal Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz - BGG) and the regulation for the creation of barrier-free information technology according to the Equal Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Act (Barrierefreie-Informationstechnik-Verordnung - BITV 2.0).

Status of compatibility with requirements

The compatibility of the website of the BfR Academy with the requirements of the BITV under the BGG is currently being examined.

Preparation of this statement on accessibility

This declaration was issued on 22.09.2020. It will be regularly reviewed and subjected to the necessary tests to ensure that it is up to date.

The last update was on 22.09.2020.

Feedback and contact details

Should you notice any shortcomings in the barrier-free design of, you can contact the BfR Academy:

Phone: +49 (0)30 18412 22405


Enforcement procedure

If you are not satisfied with the answers from the above-mentioned contact options, you can submit a request to initiate conciliation proceedings under the BGG at The conciliation body pursuant to § 16 BGG has the task of settling out-of-court disputes between people with disabilities and federal public bodies, in particular on the issue of accessibility. The conciliation procedure is free of charge. It is not necessary to call in legal assistance.
Further information on the procedure and on filing an application can be found on the website of the conciliation body under the Disabled Persons Equality Act. You can contact the conciliation body directly by

Phone: +49 (0) 30 18 527-2805

Fax: +49 (0) 30 18 527-2901