The Austrian Science Fund FWF is committed to making its website accessible in accordance with the Web Accessibility Act (WZG) as amended, transposing the Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and the Council of 26 October 2016 on the accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies (OJ L 327 of 2 December 2016, p. 1)

This accessibility statement applies to the FWF websites and

Compliance status

The websites and have been designed in compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG 2.1 as well as with the applicable European Union standard EN 301 549 V2.1.2 (2018-08). Due to the relaunch of both sites in October 2023, a detailed accessibility check is currently pending.

Feedback and contact information

The offers and services on this website are improved, changed, and extended on an ongoing basis. Its ease of use and accessibility are of great importance to us. 

The FWF’s web content should be accessible to as many users as possible, regardless of technology or ability. We would be grateful for any feedback should you encounter barriers or shortcomings during use. If any of the information is insufficiently accessible to you, please contact us at: office(at)

Our team will look into the matter and make the desired information accessible accordingly in a timely manner.

Enforcement procedure

If you are not satisfied with the answers you receive from the contact given above, you can complain to the Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (FFG) (Austrian Agency for the Promotion of Research). The FFG accepts complaints sent via its website

Complaints are examined by the FFG to establish whether they refer to infringements against the provisions of the Web Accessibility Act, and particularly to deficits in adherence to the requirement for accessibility on the part of the Federal Government or one of its agencies. If the complaint is justified, the FFG has to issue recommendations for action to the Federal Government or the agency in question and propose measures which would contribute towards eliminating the existing deficiencies.

Further information on the enforcement procedure (in German)


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