Accessibility Statement

The DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education provides this website. We strive to ensure compliance of this service with national regulations concerning enactment of the EU Directive EU 2016/2102 by the European Parliament and Council. DIPF is located in the federal state of Hessen in the Federal Republic of Germany. Therefore, the Hesse directive on accessibility of information technology - Hessische Verordnung über barrierefreie Informationstechnik as of September 16, 2019 is applicable.

This accessibility statement applies to and respective mobile applications as well as subsites (,,, Different ways of access and use were taken into account when designing the websites.

State of compliance with requirements

This website does not fully meet the requirements stated in the relevant directive, Hessische Verordnung über barrierefreie Informationstechnik as of September 16, 2019.

Inaccessible contents

Some parts of this website are not yet accessible.

The database of publications is currently undergoing a process of construction. Prior to completion of this process, it is not possible to generate accessible lists of publications in accessible pdf format.

There are currently no descriptions of the navigation and contents of the website in sign language and easy-to-read language. We are working on relaunching the site and migrating to Plone version 5.2. Accessible descriptions in sign language and easy-to-read language will be prepared in due course.

In some parts of our website, we use the terminology and style our users can expect, for instance due to their academic background. Such language is, for example, used in the descriptions of research projects (Research/Current projects). Regardless, the editors endeavor to use clear, comprehensible language.

Date of Accessibility Statement 

This statement was written on August 10, 2020. It was last checked on September 9, 2020.

Feedback and Contact

Do you have any questions, suggestions or ideas for improving the accessible use of our website?

Our postal address is:

DIPF | Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsforschung und Bildungsinformation
Referat Kommunikation
Rostocker Str. 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main


Are you not satisfied with our response to  your questions, ideas or suggestions for improvement? You are welcome to contact the commissioner for accessible information technology in the state of Hessen (Landesbeauftragte für barrierefreie IT des Landes Hessen)

Prof. Dr. Erdmuthe Meyer zu Bexten
Regierungspräsidium Gießen
Neue Bäue 2
35390 Gießen
Tel.: +49 641 303-2901
Fax.: +49 611 32764 4036
E-Mail: TEJJVEBycGdpLmhlc3Nlbi5kZQ==