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Accessibility Statement: The of Turku University

The University of Turku is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Web Accessibility Directive of the European Parliament and Council. In Finland, the Web Accessibility Directive is implemented by the act on offering digital services.

This accessibility statement applies to the website and its subpages, which have been created using the LibGuides content management framework.

Address of the website:

Contact information of the website: tietopalvelu(at)

State of the accessibility of the website

The website is fully compliant with the  Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version (WCAG) 2.1 AA standard.

How we tested this website

Turku University Library is responsible for the main part of the website. The Educational Affairs unit of the University of Turku is responsible for the following subsites:

The Department of Social Research of the University of Turku is responsible for the following subsite:

This statement was prepared on 18th September 2020 and updated on 22nd December 2021. The accessibility of this service has been evaluated by Turku University Library and The Educational Affairs unit. We tested the site manually and also checked it comprehensively with the aid of the WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool. We further tested portions of the site with the NVDA screen reader.

Feedback and contact information

If you notice any accessibility issues on the site, first give us feedback by contacting Please note that it may take up to 14 days for a reply to be forwarded to you.

If you are not satisfied with the reply received or if you do not receive any response at all within two weeks, you may notify the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. The agency website has detailed instructions (in Finnish and Swedish only) on how to make a complaint and how it will be handled.

Contact details of the Authority

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Supervision of Web Accessibility
tel. 0295 016 000 (switchboard)

We are constantly working to improve accessibility

Accessibility at the University of Turku