Accessibility statement



OeAD-GmbH strives to make its websites accessible in accordance with the Web Accessibility Act (WZG) as amended to implement Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2016 on barrier-free access to 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" and with the applicable European Standard EN 301 549 V2.1.2 (2018-08), respectively, due to the following incompatibilities and exceptions.



Non-accessible content


The content listed below is not accessible for the following reasons:


Incompatibility with accessibility regulations


Most of the images are inserted without "Alternative Text".

These are so-called "testimonial images", linked images as well as images of other kinds. We plan to label these images accordingly in the near future. 



Preparation of the accessibility statement


This statement was prepared on December 13, 2021.


The assessment of the compatibility of the website with the WZG for the implementation of the requirements of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 was carried out in the form of a self-test according to WCAG 2.1 in compliance level AA. All pages of the frontend were checked, including the examples previously published in the frontend.


This statement was updated on January 12, 2022.



Feedback and contact details


The offers 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 any barriers that prevent you from using our website, 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 "Reporting a barrier in the website". Please describe the problem and provide us with the URL(s) of the affected web page or document.



OeAD-GmbH — Agentur für Bildung und Internationalisierung

Ebendorferstraße 7

1010 Wien



Enforcement Proceedings


In case of unsatisfactory answers from the above contact option, you may contact the Austrian Research Promotion Agency with limited liability (FFG) by means of a complaint. The FFG accepts complaints electronically via the contact form.


Contact Form of the complaint departement


The complaints are examined by the FFG to determine whether they relate to violations of the requirements of the Web Accessibility Act, in particular deficiencies in compliance with accessibility requirements, by OeAD GmbH or an institution attributable to it.


If the complaint is justified, the FFG shall issue recommendations for action to OeAD-GmbH or the legal entities concerned and propose measures to remedy the deficiencies at hand.


Further informations on the complaint procedure



Optional content: Additional information


The Website went online in March 2021.


The Internet team of OeAD-GmbH strives for the most barrier-free accessibility possible to its Internet offerings. In doing so, we are guided by the WCAG 2.1 guidelines for accessible content in accordance with the national legislation "E-Government Act 2004" and the applicable relevant anti-discrimination provisions.