Declaration on Accessibility

This declaration on accessibility applies to the website of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) published at

Acessibility of this website
As a public authority within the meaning of Directive (EU) 2016/2102, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research endeavors to ensure that our websites and mobile applications are in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Disability Equality Act (Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz des Bundes, BGG) and the Accessible Information Technology Regulation (Barrierefreie-Informationstechnik-Verordnung, BITV 2.0) for the implementation of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 to make it barrier-free.

State of compatibility with requirements
The accessibility requirements result from §§ 3 sections 1 to 4 and 4 of the BITV 2.0, which was issued on the basis of § 12d BGG. The verification of compliance with the requirements is based on an assessment by a testing institution.

An assessment by a testing institute will be carried out at a later date.

The following is a list of non-accessible content after completing the evaluation process.
Date of creation or last update of the declaration: This declaration was created on September 17, 2020.

Report barriers: contact
Have you noticed any deficiencies in the barrier-free access to the content of Please contact us by e-mail at

You can also call us by phone

Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung
Referat 312 – Ordnung der beruflichen Bildung; BIBB
53170 Bonn
phone: 0228 / 99 57-0
fax: 0228 / 99 57-83601

The Federal Government Commissioner for the Issues of People with Disabilities has an arbitration service in accordance with § 16 BGG. The arbitration service has the task of resolving conflicts between people with disabilities and public authorities of the federal government. You can call the arbitration service if you are not satisfied with the answers from the above contact option. It is not about finding winners or losers. Rather, the aim is to find a solution to a problem together and out of court with the help of the arbitration service .

The arbitration procedure is free of charge. You also do not need legal assistance.

On the website of the arbitration service you will find all information about the arbitration procedure. There you can read how an arbitration procedure works and how you submit the application for arbitration. You can also submit the application in easy language or in German sign language. You can reach the arbitration service at the following address:

You can reach the arbitration service at the following address:

Schlichtungsstelle nach dem Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz
bei dem Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für die Belange von Menschen mit Behinderungen
Mauerstraße 53
10117 Berlin
phone: +49 (0)30 18 527-2805
fax: +49 (0)30 18 527-2901