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Declaration of accessibility

(published: 31.03.2021)

SGH Warsaw School of Economics undertakes to ensure the accessibility of its website in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 4 April 2019 on digital accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public entities. The accessibility statement applies to the SGH Warsaw School of Economics’s website.

Contact details

SGH Warsaw School of Economics
al. Niepodległości 162
02-554 Warsaw, Poland
Telephone – Headquarters +48 22 564 60 00
Mailroom fax: +48 22 849 53 12
e-mail: informacja@sgh.waw.pl

Date of the website publication: 28/09/2013
Date of the last significant update: 13/07/2022

Status in terms of compliance with the Act
The website is partially compliant with the Act of 4 April 2019 on digital accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public entities due to non-compliance or exclusions listed below.

Content inaccessible:

  1. The site may contain elements without alternative text.
  2. There are HTML tags on the page to control the presentation of the site and not the semantic division.
  3. Not all elements of the site meet the criteria of the required contrast.
  4. The font increase mechanism does not allow doubling the font size and does not work for some elements.
  5. The site has graphics with images of the text.
  6. The site does not provide text presentation in both dimensions without scrolling.
  7. Not all areas of the site can be accessed using only the keyboard, and not all content can be accessed by skipping fixed elements.
  8. Some pages may not have unique titles.
  9. Some dynamically generated content may need to move focus in a non-intuitive way.
  10. There are sometimes links that open in a new window without warning, attachments do not have their size stated in the description.
  11. Pages do not have a header structure to organize content.
  12. Structural tags (link and image file labels) may not be unique.
  13. In one form, as a result of filling in the fields incorrectly, a blind person cannot read the error message, and there may also be problems with the grouping of the fields.
  14. The site has validation errors and outdated tags that can hinder the use of assistive devices.
  15. There may be elements on the site that do not have a specific name or label, or have them ambiguously defined.

Date of Declaration and the digital accessibility evaluation method
The declaration was made on: 31.03.2021
Date of the review and most recent update of the declaration 16.02.2023
The declaration was prepared on the basis of self-assessment carried out by the public entity.

Keyboard shortcuts
You can use standard browser keyboard shortcuts on the website.

Feedback and contact information

In case of problems with the website accessibility, please contact us. The contact person is Mrs Justyna Kapturkiewicz, Head of the Office for Accessibility and Support of People with Disabilities, e-mail address: justyna.kapturkiewicz@sgh.waw.pl, tel.: 22 564 94 63 Requests for inaccessible information as well as requests for ensuring accessibility can be submitted via the same route.

Information on the procedure
In case of problems with the website accessibility, please contact us. The contact person is Mrs Justyna Kapturkiewicz, Head of the Office for Accessibility and Support of People with Disabilities, e-mail address: justyna.kapturkiewicz@sgh.waw.pl, tel.: 22 564 94 63 Requests for inaccessible information as well as requests for ensuring accessibility can be submitted via the same route. Information on the procedure Anyone has the right to request that the digital accessibility of a website, mobile application or some element thereof be ensured. You can also request that the information be made available through an alternative means of access, for example, by reading an inaccessible digital document, describing the content of a video without audio description, etc. The request should include the details of the person making the request, an indication of the website or mobile application involved, and a method of contact. If the requesting person reports the need to receive information through an alternative means of access, they should also specify a convenient way to present the information. The public entity should implement the request immediately, no later than 7 days from the date of the request. If it is not possible to meet this deadline, the public entity shall immediately inform the person who made the request when it will be possible to fulfil the request, but the deadline shall not exceed 2 months from the date of the request. If it is not possible to ensure digital accessibility, the public entity may propose an alternative way to access the information. If a public entity refuses to comply with a request to provide accessibility or an alternative means of accessing information, the requesting person may file a complaint about the provision of accessibility of a digital website, mobile application or an element of the website or mobile application. After exhausting the procedure indicated above, an application can also be submitted to the Ombudsman.
Ombudsman

Architectural accessibility

The University's buildings have been equipped with 50 markers of the navigation and information system, which works with the free TOTUPOINT application. The audio description of the space can be consulted on the Totupoint navigation and information system’s website.
Totupoint navigation and information system

Building A, ul. Rakowiecka 24
There are architectural barriers in the building that prevent access for people with mobility impairments. In the entrance area there are stairs without ramps. The building is not equipped with an elevator or an accessible toilet. It is possible to enter with a guide dog. The building contains 3 markers of the navigation and information system.

Building B (Library), ul. Rakowiecka 22B
Architectural barrier-free lower floor of the building. In the entrance area there is a ramp to climb the stairs leading to the entrance. The following were implemented: mechanisms that allow external doors to open at the push of a button and self-service platforms that allow a person in a wheelchair to enter the first-floor level. In the building, there is an accessible toilet on the first floor. It is possible to enter with a guide dog. There are 6 navigation and information system markers in the building.

Building C, al. Niepodległości 128
Building free of architectural barriers. The building has an elevator adapted to the needs of wheelchair users and allowing access to all floors. In the building, there are accessible toilets on each floor. It is possible to enter with a guide dog. There are 6 navigation and information system markers in the building.

Building G, al. Niepodległości 162
The building is mostly free from architectural barriers. In the entrance area there is a ramp to climb the stairs leading to the entrance. The building has an elevator adapted to the needs of wheelchair users and allowing access to all floors except the entresol. In the building, there is an accessible toilet on the second floor. It is possible to enter with a guide dog. There are 30 navigation and information system markers in the building.

Building M, ul. Madalińskiego 6/8
Building free of architectural barriers. In the entrance area there is a ramp to climb the stairs leading to the entrance. The building has a wheelchair-accessible elevator for access to all floors. There is an accessible toilet in the building. It is possible to enter with a guide dog. There is 1 navigation and information system marker in the building.

Building W, ul. Wiśniowa 41
The building has architectural barriers that prevent access for people with mobility impairments. In the entrance area there is a ramp that allows to climb the stairs leading to the first-floor level. The building is not equipped with an elevator. In the building, there is an accessible toilet on the first floor. It is possible to enter with a guide dog. There is 1 navigation and information system marker in the building.

Student House No. 1 “Sabinki” at al. Niepodległości 147
Building free of architectural barriers. In the eantrance area there is a ramp to climb the stairs leading to the entrance. The building has an elevator adapted to the needs of wheelchair users and allowing access to all floors. There are accessible toilets and two rooms equipped with reduced-height furniture in the building. It is possible to enter with a guide dog. There is 1 navigation and information system marker in the building.

Student House No. 2 “Grosik” at ul. Madalińskiego 31/33
The building has architectural barriers that prevent access for people with mobility impairments. In the entrance area there are stairs without ramps. The building is not equipped with an elevator or an accessible toilet. It is possible to enter with a guide dog. There is 1 navigation and information system marker in the building. ​

Additional information

SGH provides access to a sign language interpreter through electronic communication means. The service can be accessed from any page of the main site, through the icon located in the footer of the page or through the link below:
Online sign language interpreter
The university is equipped with induction loops:

  • position loop in the Admissions Office, Building G, room 37
  • surface loops in the halls of Building C (Auditorium I, Auditorium II, lecture halls: 1B, 2E, 3A, 4B, 5A, 5D) and the Main Auditorium in Building G
  • Mobile induction loops and FM systems