Accessibility statement

We want this website to be accessible to as many people as possible.

Accessibility of

This website is run by the Swedish Institute (SI). We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website, and this document describes how complies with the accessibility regulations, any known accessibility issues and how you can report problems so that we can fix them.

How accessible is

We are aware that some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible. See the section on non-accessible content below for more information.

How we tested this website

We perform continuous internal and external testing of The last assessment was made on 26 May 2021.

Technical information about the accessibility of this website

This website is mainly compliant with the Swedish accessibility regulations (link in Swedish) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 level AA. Non-compliant content is listed below.

General issues

  • The search functionality on the website does not currently provide keyword suggestions, something we know would provide better search results and make it easier for many visitors. We are currently working on fixing this for future updates.
  • There are some minor, non-critical, HTML validation errors and warnings. We are currently working on fixing this for future updates.

Issues with usage with screen reader or keyboard

  • In some articles we use a Spotify-widget to embed music. The widget may not be fully accessible for users using keyboard navigation. The keyboard focus is not always fully visible, making it difficult to navigate.

What to do if you can’t access parts of this website?

If you need content from this website that is not accessible to you, but is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations as described above, please contact us by e-mail at si(@) and tell us:

  • the web address (URL) of the content
  • your name and email address
  • the format you need.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or if we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please contact us by e-mail at si(@) to report issues and let us know about the problem.

Disproportionate burden

SI invokes an exemption for disproportionate burden in accordance with § 12 in the accessibility regulations for the content described below.

  • We use a Spotify-widget to embed music and we are aware that it is partially non-compliant with the Swedish accessibility regulations and WCAG 2.1 level AA. Our assessment is that it would be unreasonably burdensome to find an equivalent, and fully accessible, replacement for this widget.

Enforcement procedure

The Agency for Digital Government is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Agency for Digital Government to lodge a complaint.

The statement was last updated on 26 May 2021.