This Accessibility Statement concerns the JYU Online Courses service, and it was created/updated on 19 June  2024. The service is subject to the Act on the Provision of Digital Services, according to which public online services must be accessible. 

We have conducted a self-assessment on the accessibility of the service. 

Accessibility status of the digital service

Partially compliant with accessibility criteria.

Non-accessible content 

The website does not yet fully meet the criteria. 


Empty heading

Above the course categories there are  empty headings,  which is in the service plugin code.

Skipped heading level

Progressing from the H1 level to H3 or H4 level without an intermediate H2 level heading.

  • Operable: 1.3.1 Information and relationships

Broken ARIA menu

  • Perceivable: 2.1.1 Keyboard (A)
  • Operable: 4.1.2 Name, role, value (A)

Empty links

No link text because the course card functions as a link.

Repetition in titles and links

There are parts on the website where the alternative text is the same as the text indicated by the link. For example, at the bottom the text “University of Jyväskylä”, which takes you to the JYU website. In the course cards the name of the course is used as the link name.

  • Operable: 2.4.6 Headings and labels
  • Operable: 2.4.4 The purpose of a link (in context)

Very low contrast

When the user has logged in to the service the notifications menu and the messaging drawer are visible in the top of the page. The icon indicating unread messages and notifications has very low contrast.

  • Perceivable: 1.4.3 Contrast

Did you notice shortcomings in the accessibility of our digital service? Please let us know, and we will do our best to solve the problem 

Give us feedback on accessibility by using an online form. 

By email: 

Supervisory authority 

If you notice shortcomings in the accessibility of the website, first send feedback to us, the administrators of the website. We will respond within 14 days. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive or you do not receive a response at all within two weeks, you can give feedback to the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. The website of the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland provides detailed information on how to file a complaint and how the matter will be processed. 

Contact details of the supervisory authority 

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland 
Accessibility Monitoring Unit 
Telephone (switchboard) +358 295 016 000 

We are continuously working to improve accessibility and we are committed to improving the accessibility of digital services 

Teachers are mainly responsible for producing content for the service. We support them by organising workshops and an online course on how to create accessible learning materials and content. 



Viimeksi muutettu: keskiviikkona 19. kesäkuuta 2024, 11.21