Declaration on barrier-free accessibility


The Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz endeavours to ensure an extensive barrier-free access by optimisuing their web sites. Legal bases are the Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz (BGG) as well as the Barrierefreie-Informationstechnik-Verordnung (BITV 2.0).

Therefore, we carried out a manual test (BITV-Test), developed by the W3C Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI), and it did not detect any serious deficiencies.

Compatibility with the requirements

This website is still being constructed. The preliminary BITV Test relating to the functional parts and the design identified various technical problems and shortcomings that make it difficult to have a barrier-free use of the website. They are recorded in the test’s listing and will be fixed step by step. It has not yet been possible to comprehensively check the barrier-free accessibility of documents provided for download. The barrier-free access is not guaranteed.

This declaration was produced on 08.07.2021.

How to contact us

If you think that the barrier-free accessibility has not been sufficiently implemented on our websites we kindly ask you to contact us. We will try to, rectify the problem as quickly as possible.

For this purpose, please send an e-mail to:

or via mail to:

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin – Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Abteilung IDM 3
Potsdamer Str. 33
D-10785 Berlin