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EPALE - Plataforma electrónica de aprendizaje de adultos en Europa

Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the domain:

It does not apply to other content or websites published on any of its subdomains. These websites and their content will have their own specific accessibility statement.

This website is managed by the EUROPEAN EDUCATION AND CULTURE EXECUTIVE AGENCY (EACEA). It is designed to be used by as many people as possible, including people with disabilities.

You should be able to:

  • Scale the text to your needs (zoom up to 200%)

  • Access hyperlinks

  • Have proper colour contrast

  • Have text alternatives for non-text content

  • Have sufficient time to read and use the content

  • Know where you are within a set of pages by following the trail of breadcrumbs


This website is designed to comply with the technical standard for websites and mobile apps, EN 301 549, v.3.2.1. This closely follows level ‘AA’ of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1.


Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with technical standard EN 301 549 v.3.2.1 and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA. See ‘Non-accessible content’ for more details.

The website was last tested on 23.11.2023.


Preparation of this statement

This statement was reviewed on 29.11.2023. 
The statement was completed after performing accessibility testing using axe DevTools.



We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the EPALE website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers:

We try to respond to feedback within 15 business days from the date of receipt of the enquiry by the responsible Commission department.


Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The EPALE website is designed to be compatible with the following technologies:

  • the latest versions of Google Chrome and Firefox browsers


Technical specifications

The accessibility of the EPALE website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML


  • CSS

  • JavaScript


Non-accessible content

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the EPALE website, we are aware of some limitations, which we are working to fix. Below is a description of known limitations and potential solutions. Please contact us if you encounter an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for the EPALE website:

  1. Forms: Some form elements do not have labels
  2. Color contrast: Some pages have certain elements with not enough color contrast
  3. Focus indicator visibility: In some instances, the focus indicator may not be visible
  4. Links: Some links are redundant or don’t have readable text
  5. Images: Some images may have alternative text descriptions that are not representative or relevant
  6. Multimedia: Some podcasts do not have alternative text for the hard of hearing or deaf people
  7. Content: Some content and interactive elements are not accessible with a keyboard
  8. Language: Some pages have content in language different than the one declared and without inline declaration
  9. The website is not compatible with assistive technologies such as VoiceOver or TalkBack