Declaration on accessibility

As the website operator, we (teff Academy / c/o University of Cologne) endeavor to design the website in accordance with the relevant accessibility regulations. The following legal regulations apply to us:

Law of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia on Equal Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (North Rhine-Westphalia Equal Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Act - BGG NRW) and Barrier-Free Information Technology Ordinance of North Rhine-Westphalia (BITVNRW).


This accessibility statement applies to the website

Date of publication of the website

This website was published on 18.10.2023.

Feedback and contact details

Have you noticed any deficiencies in the accessibility of content on our website or do you have comments as well as questions about accessibility? Feel free to contact us at:

teff Academy / c/o University of Cologne
50923 Cologne
Phone: +49-221-470-1149

E-Mail-Address: teacher-academy[at]

Contact Form:

Status of compatibility with the requirements

This website is not compliant with the accessibility requirements that apply to us. Specifically:

Incompatibility with accessibility legislation.

The content listed below does not comply with the relevant accessibility legislation:

  • The website videos do not have alternative audio description of the content presented within the capabilities of the project.

Disproportionate burden

The following content is not made available in an accessible manner because this would result in a disproportionate burden for us:

  • The teff Academy strives to present your content as barrier-free as possible.

Accessible alternatives

For our non-accessible content, we provide the following accessible alternatives:

  • Videos are embedded via YouTube, which allows automatically generated subtitles to be activated.
  • A contrast switcher is accessible in the navigation bar.

Evaluation method

BITV self-test, carried out on 17.10.2023 by Federmann und Kampczyk design GmbH.

Enforcement procedure

If you believe that you have been disadvantaged by an inadequate barrier-free design of our website, you can contact the responsible enforcement body. You can reach them at:

Ombudsman's Office for Accessible Information Technology of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia at the State Commissioner for People with Disabilities.
F├╝rstenwall 25
40219 D├╝sseldorf

Creation of this Accessibility Statement

  • This statement was created on 10/17/2023.
  • The statement was last reviewed on 10/17/2023.