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Accessibility statement


UW is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with Act of 4 April 2019 on digital accessibility of websites and mobile applications operated by public sector bodies. This accessibility statement applies to

  • Date of website publication: 2014-07-31.
  • Last major update: 2022-12-28 .

Compliance status with Act on digital accessibility

This website is partially compliant with Act of 4 April 2019 on digital accessibility of websites and mobile applications operated by public sector bodies due to the non-compliances or the exemptions listed below:

  • Anchors (in page links)
    • The site does not contain skip links.
  • Links
    • The site contains links within image with no or insufficient ALT attribute.
    • The site contains context links with content that does not provide unambiguous information about their purpose.
    • The site contains links with URL address as their text.
  • Alternative text for images
    • The site contains images without alternative text.
    • The site contains images without or with insufficient alternative text.
  • Other page controls
    • The drop-down main menu items are not accessible through a keyboard.
    • The site is experiencing problems with the use of drop-down menus by screen readers: no message indicating that the menu has been expanded.
  • Clickable items
    • Main menu items are inaccessible through a keyboard.
  • Searching the site
    • The search field is not labelled or the label has been related incorrectly.
  • Accessibility of materials published on the site
    • The site may contain links to inaccessible documents.
  • Site map, understandability of site structure, ease of finding the information
    • The site does not contain site map.
  • Other problems related to accessibility for screen readers
    • The pages of the site contain errors in definitions of menu items that cause problems for screen readers.
  • Keyboard Focus visibility
    • The site hides keyboard focus visibility.
  • Accessibility of clickable items
    • The site contains clickable items that cannot be operated through a keyboard.
  • Logical sequence of keyboard focus
    • The site hides the location of keyboard focus.
    • The site skips the location of focus for some menu items.
  • User interface accessibility
    • Interface of the site contains elements that are inaccessible or difficult to operate.

This statement was prepared on: 2023-06-30.

The statement was based on the self-assessment done by the public sector body: Office for Persons with Disabilities (BON), UW..

Keyboard shortcuts

No keyboard shortcuts have been specified on the website.

Feedback and contact information

The contact person for the accessibility of this website is: Katarzyna Porwit. If you experience problems with accessibility of this website, contact with us by sending an e-mail to:, or by calling 225546773. Requests for providing accessible alternative for non-accessible content as well as other requests related to accessibility can be submitted by the same channels.

Complaints procedure

Everyone has the right to request digital accessibility to the website, mobile application or any elements thereof. You can also request information to be made available using an alternative means of access, for example by reading out a digitally inaccessible document, describing the content of a video without audio description, etc.

The request should contain the particulars of the person filing the request, indication of the website or mobile application it concerns and contact information. If the requesting person reports the need to receive information by means of an alternative method of access, they should also specify a convenient mode of presenting such information to them.

The public entity should promptly satisfy the request, not later than within 7 days from the date the request was filed. If meeting this deadline is not possible, the public entity will promptly notify the person filing the request about the time when the request can be satisfied, however, this deadline may not exceed 2 months from the date of filing the request.

If the provision of digital accessibility is not possible, the public entity may offer an alternative access to the information. If the public entity refuses to comply with the request to provide accessibility or an alternative method to access the information, the person filing the request may lodge a complaint regarding the provision of digital accessibility to the website, mobile application or an element of the website or mobile application. After exhausting the above-mentioned procedure, an application may be filed with the Commissioner for Human Rights.

Architectural accessibility

Full list of buildings belonging to the University of Warsaw with information on their architectural accessibility.