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Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the ‘'JRC Digital Media Hub’  website under the url

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

This website is managed by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible, including people with disabilities.

This website is designed to comply with the technical standard for websites and mobile apps, EN 301 549 v2.1.2. This closely follows level ‘AA’ of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, conformance level ‘AA’. See ‘Non-accessible content’ for more details.

The website was last tested on 29/03/2024.

Preparation of this statement

This statement was prepared by a certification third party (see Article 3(1) of Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/1523).

The next review is scheduled for June 2025.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the JRC Digital Media Hub website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers:

We try to respond to feedback within 15 business days.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The ‘JRC Digital Media Hub' website is designed to be compatible with the standard assistive technologies.

Technical specifications

The accessibility of the ‘JRC Digital Media Hub’ 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:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

Non-accessible content

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the ‘JRC Digital Media Hub’  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 ‘JRC Digital Media Hub’  website:

  1. Interactive maps are not accessible to screen readers and keyboard users, nor is text alternative provided; they may not be of sufficient contrast or misbehave while zooming (overlapping) and may contain keyboard trap;
  2. Some audiovisual content may not be optimised, in particular:
    • Some images may miss meaningful description, conversely  purely decorative images may be made visible to screen readers; titles introducing videos may be not always meaningful too;
    • Some images may lack sufficient contrast;
    • Some pre-recorded videos may contain text information accompanied by musical soundtrack only, with no narration nor text transcript accompanying it;
  3. Some PDF files may contain erroneous tags and misuse of headings;

About JRC Digital Media Hub

JRC Digital Media Hub helps you easily discover how the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) scientific research and advice are linked to our daily lives in the European Union.
You can explore our vast collection of animations, infographics, games, videos, virtual tours and other media by any science topic or Commission Priority according to your interests.
We are proud to tell about EU Science and open our doors to you. We invite you to explore and share our engaging digital content.

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