Declaration of Accessibility

THE HELLENIC OPEN UNIVERSITY (H.O.U.) is committed to make the relevant website: https://www.eap.gr/ accessible, according to the provisions of law 4727/2020 (Government Gazette 184 A ’23-09- 2020), Chapter H “DIGITAL ACCESS (INTRODUCTION IN THE GREEK LEGISLATION OF DIRECTION (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and the Council of 26 October 2016, for the accessibility of websites and applications for portable devices of the PUBLIC PUBLISHER)” Which incorporates in the national legal order Directive (EU) 2016/2012.

This accessibility statement applies to the following: on the website https://www.eap.gr/

Compliance status

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAGs) set standards for web designers to improve overall accessibility. Three levels of compliance are defined: Level A, Level AA and Level AAA. The goal is for the website of the Hellenic Open University to have a satisfactory degree of compliance with WCAG 2.1, Level AA. In some cases, there may be parts of the content that are not fully compliant with that level of compliance.

Preparation of this accessibility declaration

This statement was prepared on 09-05-2022.

The evaluation of the compliance of the website and the implementation with the requirements of Directive (EU) 2016/2102 and the WCAG 2.1 (Level AA) directives was carried out:

Last revision of the statement on 09-05-2022.

Submit comments and contact details

According to the provisions of Law 4727/2020 (Government Gazette 184 A ’23-09-2020), article 45, every interested party has the right to submit comments or a request for information regarding the compliance situation or a request for missing information.

At the Hellenic Open University the above are submitted electronically to the address: software@eap.gr.

The Responsible Service for accessibility issues and for the processing of requests submitted through the submission mechanism is the Applications and Software Team of the Office of Network & Information Infrastructure of the Department of Facilities & Execution of Projects of the Hellenic Open University, e-mail: software@eap.gr.

Execution procedure

The competent management of the Hellenic Open University responds to the interested party in an appropriate way.

In case of unsatisfactory response to the information or requests, the interested party is entitled to contact the competent institutional authorities in accordance with the provision, such as by submitting a relevant Report to the Ombudsman (https://www.synigoros.gr).


Activate the Accessibility Menu

The accessibility menu of the website https://www.eap.gr/ can be activated by clicking on the accessibility menu icon that appears in the upper left corner of the page. This special menu allows end users to customize display features.

The Office of Network & Information Infrastructure of the Department of Facilities & Project Execution of the Hellenic Open University continues its efforts to continuously improve the accessibility of the website always with the aim of ensuring equal and uninterrupted use by all, regardless of physical ability or have.

In a continuous effort for sustainable improvement and remediation of accessibility problems, we regularly scan www.eap.gr with accessibility control tools to identify and correct any possible accessibility barriers to the site. Despite our efforts to make all pages and content fully accessible, some content may not yet be fully compliant with the strictest accessibility standards.

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