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Accessibility of umu.se

This website is run by Umeå University. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible. This page describes how well umu.se meets the requirements of the accessibility regulations. It also describes known accessibility issues and how you can report them to us so that we can get better.

How accessible this website is

We are aware that parts of this website are not fully accessible. See specifications further down under the headline non-accessible content.

Feedback and alternative formats

If you need content from umu.se in an alternative, accessible format, please contact us on komm@umu.se.

You can also contact us by phoning Infocenter on +46 90-786 50 00.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

Umeå University is committed to continually improving its website. If you discover a problem that is not mentioned on this page, or if you believe that the university is not meeting the requirements of the law, please make us aware of the problem by contacting us on komm@umu.se.

Enforcement procedure

The Agency for Digital Government is responsible for enforcing the Law on Accessibility to Digital Public Service. If you are not satisfied with our response to your views, you can make a complaint to the Agency for Digital Government by sending an email to info@digg.se.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

Umeå University is committed to making its website accessible and compliant with accessibility standard WCAG 2.1 Level AA as a minimum. The website does not yet comply with all the accessibility criteria of WCAG 2.1 and is hence only partially compliant with the Law on Accessibility to Digital Public Service, see the non-compliance described below.

Non-accessible content

  • Some of the videos on this website have no captions or text alternatives.
  • Many PDF documents are not accessible.
  • Known errors based on automatic accessibility test on 844 pages.
    • The heading elements have not been arranged consecutively in descending order
    • All attributes of type [aria-*] do not match the role of the element
    • The contrast between background color and foreground color is not high enough.
    • There are elements with a [tabindex] value greater than 0

How we tested this website

  • Know IT made an independent test of umu.se on 5 December 2018, which was used as basis for making improvements.
  • We continually use Siteimprove to address areas where our accessibility needs improving, both with regard to code and content. The current accessibility rating is 96 (of 100). Average in the field is 68.
  • Availability evaluation via Webperf.se on 844 pages 2023-03-20.

This website was published on 16 August 2018.

This accessibility statement was last updated on 1 February 2024.

Latest update: 2024-02-01