Accessibility Statement

The Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport (BMKOES) is commited to making its Websites accessible, in accordance with the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG BGBl. I. Nr. 59/2019 idgF).

This accessibility statement applies to

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with Conformance Level AA of the “Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG 2.1” and the applicable European standard EN 301 549 V3.2.1 (2021-03) according to Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council, due to the exemptions listed below.

Non-accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reason(s):

a. Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
According to WCAG 2.1 guidelines, for content implemented using markup languages, elements should have full start and end tags and be nested according to their specifications. They should not contain duplicate attributes and all IDs should be unique unless the specifications allow these features.

Referring to this, the dropdowns of the cascading filters of the Studios, Diary and Calls pages do not have unique IDs. These elements are generated on-the-fly. They are unique within their element which ensures proper functionality.


Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 17.10.2023.

This statement was prepared based on a self-assessment done by the Web-Team of the BMKOES.

The statement was last reviewed in August 2023.


Feedback and contact information

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 barriers that prevent you from using our website - problems that are not described in this statement, deficiencies in terms of compliance with accessibility requirements - we ask you to notify us by e-mail.

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 include the URL(s) of the affected web page or document.


Enforcement procedure

If the response from the above contact is not satisfactory, you may file a complaint with the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). The FFG accepts complaints filed online via the electronic contact form.

The FFG will examine whether the complaint relates to violations of the Web-Zugänglichkeits-Gesetz (WZG), particularly to failure on the part of the federal government or associated institutions to comply with the accessibility requirements

If the complaint is justified, the FFG will make recommendations for action to the federal government or the legal entities concerned and propose measures designed to remedy the problem.

Further information on the enforcement procedure