Accessibility Statement

Status of the declaration: 20/01/2022

Information on the accessibility of this website in accordance with § 9b NBGG as well as on related contact options.

This accessibility statement applies to

This website is largely reconcilable with the harmonized European Standard EN 301 549 V2.1.2 (08-2018).

Non-accessible content:

  • Not all documents (e.g. PDF documents) are available in an accessible version.
  • Video formats do not contain subtitles or audio description at present.

The content referred to is non-accessible for the following reasons:

  • It has not been possible to change various documents from office applications to an accessible format as yet.
  • Documents made available by third parties (e.g. other organizations) do not exist in an accessible format.
  • Subtitles and/or audio transcription cannot be added to videos due to heavy workload.

Preparation of this Accessibility Statement

This Statement was prepared on January 20, 2022. The assessment is based on a self-assessment.

Feedback and contact details

Shortcomings with respect to compliance with accessibility requirements can be reported via the following contact:


In the event of an unsatisfactory response from the above contact, you may submit a request to the arbitration board set up with the State Officer for People with Disabilities in Lower Saxony for the initiation of arbitration proceedings in accordance with the Lower Saxony Disability Equality Act (NBGG).

The arbitration board pursuant to Section 9 d NBGG has the task of resolving disputes regarding accessibility in IT between people with disabilities and public offices in the Federal State of Lower Saxony. Arbitration is free of charge. No legal assistance is required.

You can contact the arbitration board directly on:
Phone: 0511/120-4010