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Accessibility to the website enables access to information and to different types of content, as it significantly reduces barriers of a physical or technical nature.

This accessibility statement applies to websites under the uam.es domain.


Compliance Status

This website is partially compliant with RD 1112/2018 due to the exceptions and the lack of conformity of the aspects indicated below.


Content not accessible

The content collected below is not fully accessible by the following:

a.       Lack of conformity with RD 1112/2018

a.1. Except for the main pages, there may be no text alternatives for images and tables. There may not be written directions for the included maps to explain the geographic locations. [requirement number 9.1.1 of UNE-EN 301549: 2019].

a.2. PDF documents created prior to 11/01/2019 may not have been converted to a fully accessible format.

a.3. Some documents supplied by U.A.M. institutions may not be available in a fully accessible version.

a.4. Most videos lack subtitles and audio descriptions [requirement number 9.1.2 Multimedia content of UNE-EN 301549: 2019].

There could be specific editing failures on some web page.

b.      Disproportionate load

b.1. Not applicable.

c.       Content does not fall within the scope of the applicable legislation

c.1. Not applicable. (This statement is only included on pages where it applies)


Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was published on November 18, 2019.

The previous analysis is based on the audit carried out by ILUNION Technology and Accessibility within the WCAG 2.0 framework and the method used to prepare the declaration has been a self-assessment carried out by this institution.

Last revision of the statement: May 18, 2019.


Communications and contact information

Any comment or request about accessibility requirements (article 10.2.a) of RD 1112/2018), such as:

  • report any possible breach by this website
  • transmit other difficulties in accessing content
  • formulate any other query or suggestion of improvement regarding the accessibility of the website

can be notified through the following email: cau@uam.es, or by phone 914974029.


Communications will be received and processed by:


Tecnologías de la Información de la UAM.

Centro de Atención a Usuarios.

Calle Francisco Tomás y Valiente, 11.

Escuela Politécnica Superior. Edificio B.

280149 – MADRID


Usage procedure

The complaint procedure included in article 13 of RD 1112/2018 will enter into force on September 20, 2020.


Optional contents

This website aims to meet the requirements of current regulations on accessibility. Therefore, the objective is to comply with the Web 2.1 Content Accessibility Guidelines, established by the W3C.

The last accessibility revision was carried out in November 2019.

The website is optimized for M.S. Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher versions and the latest versions of FireFox, Safari, Opera and Google Chrome. The minimum recommended web resolution is 1280x1024.

Responsive design (for viewing on mobile devices) is only partially available. For non-responsive pages, the texts do not adapt correctly to a reduced format.


Keyboard shortcuts

A series of keyboard shortcuts are incorporated to facilitate navigation through the U.A.M. website, which are the following:

0 = Accesibility statement

1 = UAM main page

2 = Website map

3 = Search

4 = Main Menú

5 = Weekly Agenda UAM-CSIC


X = Skip to main content

The use of "accesskeys" or keyboard shortcuts is conditioned by the different browsers:

Internet Explorer: ALT + shortcut + ENTER

Firefox: ALT + Shift + shortcut (in older versions ALT + shortcut)

Opera: SHIFT + ESC + shortcut