Statement on accessibility

This declaration on accessibility applies to the website of the Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek (German Digital Library) published at

As  a public body within the meaning of Directive (EU) 2016/2102, we strive to make our websites and mobile applications accessible in accordance with the provisions of the Act on Equal Opportunities for People with Disabilities (BGG) and the Accessible Information Technology Ordinance (BITV 2.0) for the implementation of Directive (EU) 2016/2102.

Date of Creation and Latest Update of the Declaration

This declaration was created on 03/08/2024 and last updated on 03/08/2024.

Report Barriers to Access: Contact Us with Your Feedback

Have you encountered barriers that you want to tell us about? Would you like to hear how we are improving accessibility? Our service personnel are available to receive feedback and provide information:

Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek
Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Von-der-Heydt-Str. 16-18
10785 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0)30 266-41 1432
Fax: +49 (0)30 266-31 1432

E-mail: geschaeftsstelle [at] (geschaeftsstelle[at]deutsche-digitale-bibliothek[dot]de)

Contacting us may make it necessary to process some personal data. You can find detailed information in our Data Privacy Note.


If no satisfactory solution has been found to the issue that you have reported to the contact mentioned above, you can inform the Arbitration Service, according to Section 16 BGG. The BGG  Arbitration Service has the task of assisting with the out-of-court settlement of disputes, in the event of disputes between people with disabilities and public authorities of the federal government. The arbitration procedure is free of charge. There is no need for you to call in legal counsel. Further information on the arbitration procedure and the options for submitting an application can be found at the website of the Arbitration Service.

You can contact the BGG Arbitration Board directly at info [at]