The University of Montpellier undertakes to make its website accessible in accordance with article 47 of law no. 2005-102 of February 11, 2005.

To this end, it implements the following strategy and actions:

  • Multi-year accessibility plan for 2024-2026 (currently being drafted) ;
  • Actions completed in 2022-2023 (in progress) ;
  • 2024-2025 action plan (currently being drafted).

This accessibility statement applies to the website:


The University of Montpellier is partially compliant with the general accessibility improvement standards, due to the non-compliances and derogations listed below.


The RGAA 4.1.2 compliance audit carried out by Audit-Web revealed that :

  • 57.41% of RGAA criteria met.

In detail :

  • Number of compliant criteria: 28
  • Number of criteria not applicable: 52
  • Number of non-compliant criteria: 31


The contents listed below are not accessible for the following reasons:


List of non-compliant criteria :

  • 2.1 Does each executive have an executive title?
  • 3.1 On every web page, information should not be conveyed by color alone. Is this rule respected?
  • 3.2 On each web page, is the contrast between text color and background color sufficiently high (excluding special cases)?
  • 3.3 In each web page, are the colors used in the interface components or graphic elements carrying information sufficiently contrasting (excluding special cases)?
  • 4.1 Does all pre-recorded time-lapse media have a text transcription or audio description (except in special cases)?
  • 4.4 For any pre-recorded time-synchronized media with synchronized subtitles, are these subtitles relevant?
  • 6.1 Is every link explicit (except in special cases)?
  • 7.1 Is every script compatible with assistive technologies, if necessary?
  • 7.3 Can each script be controlled from the keyboard or any other pointing device (except in special cases)?
  • 8.7 On each web page, is each language change indicated in the source code (excluding special cases)?
  • 8.9 In every web page, tags must not be used solely for presentation purposes. Is this rule respected?
  • 9.1 Is the information on each web page structured by the appropriate use of headings?
  • 9.4 On each web page, is every quotation correctly indicated?
  • 10.1 Are style sheets used to control the presentation of information on the website?
  • 10.2 On each web page, is visible content still present when style sheets are deactivated?
  • 10.3 Does the information on each web page remain comprehensible when style sheets are deactivated?
  • 10.7 In each web page, for each element receiving focus, is the focus visible?
  • 10.9 In every web page, information should not be given solely by shape, size or position. Is this rule respected?
  • 11.1 Does each form field have a label?
  • 11.2 Is each label associated with a form field relevant (excluding special cases)?
  • 12.6 Can content grouping zones present on several web pages (header, main navigation, main content, footer and search engine zones) be reached or avoided?
  • 12.8 On each web page, is the tab order consistent?
  • 13.8 Is every moving or flashing piece of content on every web page controllable by the user?

Exemptions for disproportionate burden

List of content not accessible, exempted for disproportionate load:

Content not subject to accessibility requirements

  • Files available in office formats published before September 23, 2018;
  • Third-party content that is neither financed nor developed by the organization concerned and is not under its control (google map, embedded third-party podcast, youtube player);


This declaration was issued on June 03, 2024.

Technologies used to create the website

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript

Test environment

Web page tests were carried out with the following combinations of web browsers and screen readers:

  • NVDA 2024.1 on Chrome
  • Jaws 2023 on Firefox
  • Voiceover on Safari

The following tools were used during the assessment:

  • WCAG contrast checker
  • HeadingsMap
  • Web developer
  • ARC Toolkit

Site pages verified for compliance

  1. Home
  2. Contact
  3. Terms of use
  4. Accessibility
  5. Site map
  6. Search results
  7. News - Detail : cogs-all-court-a-raconter-a-histoire
  8. News - Detail : a-lum-la-science-s03-ep23-fossils-under-a-fusee
  9. University
  10. University - Components
  11. University - Presidency
  12. Training
  13. Agenda
  14. Event


If you are unable to access any content or service, you may contact the webmaster to be directed to an accessible alternative or to obtain the content in another form.


Use this procedure in the following cases.

You have notified the website manager of a lack of accessibility that is preventing you from accessing content or one of the services and you have not received a satisfactory response.