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Aalto University's is subject to the EU's accessibility directive, the aim of which is to ensure equality in a digitalised society and set uniform requirements for accessibility. was launched on 27.6.2017. The site's current accessibility is not compliant with WCAG 2.1 requirements. The requirements of the Directive have been taken into account in the development of the website, and the work continues.  

Aalto University is committed to observing accessibility standards. The following measures are implemented in order to achieve this goal: 

  • accessibility is part of our mission statement,
  • accessibility has been taken into account in the university practices,
  • a member of staff has been appointed to be responsible for accessibility at the university. 

Aalto University’s objective is to maintain Sis Help website that is technically accessible and understandable in terms of its contents and that is clear and easy to use for all types of users. partly does not meet the requirements for accessibility. The website requires further improvements, however, in the following areas: 

  • Contrast
  • Navigation - Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order
  • Missing Lang attributes
  • Screen readers support
  • Tables and lists 

 If you notice any deficiencies regarding the accessibility of the site, you can provide feedback to:

We will respond to your feedback within two weeks, at the latest. 

We are actively working to address the accessibility issues that have been identified.  

Supervisory authority 

If you encounter any problems with accessibility on the website, first send your feedback to us, the website administrator. We will respond to your feedback within 14 days. 

If you are not satisfied with the response you have received from us, or if our response does not arrive within 14 days, you may file a complaint with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. 

Contact details of the supervisory authority 

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland 
Accessibility monitoring unit 
Phone (switchboard): +358 (0)295 016 000 

Release and update information 

This accessibility statement was published on 20.5.2020. 

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