Accessibility statement

The Academy of Finland seeks to ensure the accessibility of its services in accordance with the Finnish Act on the Provision of Digital Services. This accessibility statement applies to the aka.fi website.

The Academy also maintains online services where, for example, researchers apply for Academy funding. The online services have their own accessibility statement. See the accessibility statement for the online services.

Accessibility status

The aka.fi website partly meets the AA-level requirements of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.

Non-accessible content

A redesigned aka.fi website was launched in October 2020. The accessibility of the website will be assessed in early October 2020. The shortcomings and issues identified in the assessment will be resolved as soon as possible.

The list of non-accessible content is currently being compiled and will be updated on this page as soon as possible based the corrections made.

There may be accessibility issues on the website. If the material you need is not accessible, please contact us using our feedback form. We will deliver the material in an accessible format.

About this accessibility statement

This accessibility statement was prepared on 30 September 2020.

The statement is based on a third-party assessment on whether the website meets the requirements of the Finnish Act on the Provision of Digital Services.

The statement was last checked on 30 September 2020.

Feedback and contact information

Have you noticed any accessibility concerns on our website? You can use our feedback form to let us know and give comments. Please note that it may take up to 14 days for a reply to be forwarded to you.

The Academy of Finland is responsible for the accessibility of the website and for the processing of feedback.

The supervisory authority is the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland, which oversees the fulfilment of accessibility requirements.

Notification process

If you notice any accessibility issues on the site, first send feedback to the site administrator. If you are not satisfied with the reply, or if you do not receive any response within two weeks, notify the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland. Detailed information on how to proceed and how the matter will be handled is available on the Agency’s website.

Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland
Supervisory unit for accessibility
saavutettavuusvaatimukset.fi (accessibility requirements web service, available in Finnish and Swedish)
saavutettavuus(at)avi.fi
Tel. (switchboard) +358 295 016 000

Do you have questions or feedback for us?