Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement of the University of Eastern Finland -website

This accessibility statement applies to the University of Eastern Finland website and has been prepared/updated 24.08.2021.     

  • We have assessed the accessibility of the service ourselves (if assessed by UEF itself as in-house work).

Websites and mobile applications and related content of the University of Eastern Finland should be easily accessible. Accessibility in the digital environment means that as many different people as possible can access online services regardless of user, situational or technological differences. Accessibility requirements are based on the Digital Services Act and the EU Web Accessibility Directive.

Accessibility Status of the digital service

Current accessibility standard for the site (select from these options):

  • Partially compliant with the accessibility requirements.

Inaccessible content on the website

The following is a description of the identified accessibility issues. The content mentioned below is not accessible for the following reasons:

The website does not yet fully comply with accessibility requirements:

  • Content that does not meet accessibility requirements: Some features of the website do not meet accessibility requirements. They will be fixed for accessibility when updating the website:
    • A – Text Alternatives: Non-text Content – The image does not have the correct alternative.

    • AA – Contrast (Minimum): Color contrast is insufficient.

Accessibility feedback

Did you discover an accessibility issue in our digital service? Please inform us and we will do our best to address the deficiency.

  • Provide accessibility feedback using this online form. Feedback will be answered within two weeks.

Supervisory authority

If you notice an accessibility issue on the site, please send feedback to us. The answer may take up to 14 days. If you are not satisfied with our answer or do not receive a reply at all within two weeks, you can report it to the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland. (Add link: The website of the Regional State Administrative Agency of Southern Finland explains exactly how the complaint can be filed and how the matter is handled. 

Contact details of the Authority:

Accessibility oversight unit

Telephone number: 0295 016 000 (switchboard)

Make a notice using an online form .