Declaration on accessibility

The SEA-EU alliance is committed to making its open moodle platform accessible in accordance with national legislation implementing Directive (EU) 2016/2102 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

This declaration was created on 15 February 2022 and applies to the moodle platform of SEA-EU MOOCs (massive open online courses) on the „Sustainable Use of the Oceans“ (, but not to the content of the linked pages.

Which areas are not accessible?

In Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology MOOC
- entirely not accessible

Operation Ocanography MOOC:
- Figure 5, 6 and 7 of “Coastal Upwelling“ part in Chapter 4
- Quizzes of Chapter 4
- Exercises of Chapter 5

Deep-Sea Challenges MOOC:
- Chapter 6: Video by GEOMAR on SO MiningImpact without audio description
- Chapter 9: PDF MiningImpact “The energy transition & seabed resources: environmental risks of deep-sea mining”

Sustainability and Coastal Tourism MOOC:
- 1. Introduction: PDF presentation has no voice-over.
- 2. Sustainability and sustainable development: PDF presentation has no voice-over
- 3. Maritime and Coastal Tourism: PDF presentation has no voice-over
  - 4. Sea and Marine Environment Protection: PDF presentation has no voice-over
- 5. Coastal Zones and Marine Environment Management: PDF presentation has no voice-over
- 6. Sustainable Blue Economy and M&CT: PDF presentation has no voice-over
- 7. M&CT and Maritime Spatial Planning: PDF presentation has no voice-over
- Video on “Seasonality in maritime & coastal Tourism” has no subtitles, nor voice-over
- Subtitles and voice-over / Audio descriptions missing for most other videos

In Logistics & Transport MOOC:
- Area 3: Figure 1, 2
- Area 4: Figure 1, 13-24, Table 8
- Area 5: Ishikawa diagram, Green Lean Figure, Green waste Figure, Green Lean Problems Figure
- Area 6: Charts and equations

In Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology MOOC:
- entirely not accessible

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Complaints Office for Accessible Information Technology of Schleswig-Holstein

The Schleswig-Holstein State Commissioner for People with Disabilities has a complaints office in accordance with § 12 LBGG. The Complaints Office has the task of resolving conflicts between people with disabilities and public bodies in the state. You can call in the Complaints Office if you are not satisfied with the answers you receive from the above-mentioned contact option. The aim is not to find winners or losers. Rather, the aim is to find a solution to a problem together and out of court with the help of the complaints office. The complaints procedure is free of charge. You do not need legal advice either. You can find all the information about the complaints procedure on the website of the complaints office. There you can read how a complaint procedure works.

You can reach the complaints office at the following address:
Complaints Office under the Disability Equality Act at the Schleswig-Holstein State Commissioner for People with Disabilities.
Office address:

Karolinenweg 1
D-24105 Kiel

phone: +49 431 988-1620


Postal address:

PO Box 7121

24171 Kiel