Declaration of Accessibility

As the operator of the website, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH endeavours to implement the EU Directive 2016/2102, the German Act on Equal Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (BGG), and the ordinance on accessible information technology (BITV 2.0) as amended. This declaration (as of: 21.11.2023) is based on the website of Forschungszentrum Jülich as it is currently accessible online at

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is currently not accessible to disabled persons or is only accessible with restrictions:

  • Some of the PDF downloads on our website only have limited access. We endeavour to replace this content, provided that the applications that support them allow this.
  • Alternative texts for control elements, graphics and objects are sometimes missing. The further development of our Plone content management system includes an optimization for this.
  • By using the keyboard for website navigation the tab order is not always consistent. This will be optimized as part of further development of our content management system.
  • Some videos have no subtitles, full transcripts, or audio descriptions. When new articles are released, our editors are instructed to use an automated subtitling program.
  • For videos with a foreign language audio track and switchable subtitles in the main language, the subtitles are not available as acoustic output

Feedback on accessibility

If you encounter any failings in the barrier-free access to this website, please send an email to:

Our postal address:

Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH

Unternehmenskommunikation/ Online-Redaktion

52425 Jülich, Germany

We endeavour to give you an answer as soon as possible and to remedy the failing you have brought to our attention.

Arbitration Service/ombudsman’s office

If a satisfactory conclusion cannot be reached with the operator of the website, you have the option of contacting the federal Arbitration Service for accessible information technology by email at They will then try to determine the circumstances of the infraction and to remedy it by including all stakeholders.

If you would like to request an arbitration procedure, please complete the application to initiate an arbitration procedure on the website of the Arbitration Service according to Section 16 BGG and send it to

Postal address of the Arbitration Service:
Schlichtungsstelle nach dem Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz 
bei dem Beauftragten der Bundesregierung 
für die Belange von Menschen mit Behinderungen

Mauerstraße 53

10117 Berlin, Germany

Last Modified: 05.02.2024