Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the domain:

It does not apply to other content or websites published on any of its subdomains. These websites and their content will have their own specific accessibility statement.

This website is managed by Directorate General for International Partnerships. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible, including people with disabilities.

You should be able to:

• zoom up to 200% without problems

• navigate most of the website using just a keyboard

• navigate most of the website using a modern screen reader and speech recognition software (on your computer or phone)

This website is designed to comply with the technical standard for websites and mobile apps, EN 301 549,  v.3.2.1. This closely follows level ‘AA’ of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with technical standard EN 301 549 v.3.2.1 and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA. See ‘Non-accessible content’ for more details.

The website was last tested on 27/11/2023.

The testing method was:

a self-assessment done by the administrators of the site (Unit R1 - service providers)

• this statement is based on a review done by automated tools such as Ax DevTools and Lighthouse

Preparation of this statement

This statement was reviewed on 27/11/2023.

This statement is based on a review of a representative sample of web pages checked by means of automated tools such as Ax DevTools and Lighthouse.

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the EU International Partnerships Academy website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers:

• Phone: +32 2 29 56001

• E-mail:

We try to respond to feedback within 15 business days from the date of receipt of the enquiry by the responsible Commission department.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The ‘EU International Partnerships Academy’ website is designed to be compatible with the following most used assistive technologies:

• the latest version of Google Chrome and Apple Safari browsers;

• in combination with the latest versions of JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver and TalkBack.

Technical specifications

The accessibility of the ‘EU International Partnerships Academy’ website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:




• JavaScript

Non-accessible content

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the ‘EU International Partnerships Academy’ website, we are aware of some limitations, which we are working to fix. Below is a description of known limitations and potential solutions. Please contact us if you encounter an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for the ‘EU International Partnerships Academy’ website:

1. Color contrast: Some text elements and buttons do not have sufficient contrast. 

2. Keyboard functionality: Some pages have functionality that is not accessible with the keyboard.

3. Headings: Heading elements are not in a sequentially-descending order.

4. Forms: Form elements do not have associated labels. We will ensure to associate labels with all form controls.

5. Images: Some informative image elements do not have a descriptive alternate text and some decorative image elements do not have empty alt attributes.

6. Links: Some links do not have a discernible name. We will ensure that all link names are accessible, and that all link text is visible to screen readers.

7. Feedback form – error messages: Error messages in the feedback form are not associated with the field in which the error was detected.

8. Multimedia: Some videos and podcasts do not have captions and transcripts.

9. PDF documents: Some PDF documents are not accessible. This solution may take longer and will most likely be resolved by the end of the year 2024.

The solution to the above-described issues will be provided with the new release of the template by the end of April 2024.