Accessibility Statement

The Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (IPS PAS) is committed to provide access to its websites pursuant to the Act of 4  th April 2019 on digital accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public entities. The following statement is valid for websites hosted on and domains only.
The websites listed above are partially compliant with web content accessibility guidelines 2.1 regarding websites and mobile applications in respect of accessibility for disabled persons as described in the Appendix to the Act of 4  th April 2019 (item 848), due to the non-compliances and exceptions listed below. The website has been published in 2014, the latest major update being made in 2020. Internal website audit has been performed in the period 11-21.09.2020 with regard to the checklist published by the Ministry of Digital Affairs on 4  th February 2020. The following statement has been drawn up on 22  nd September 2020.
Non-compliances and Exceptions

The pages may require vertical scrolling. The pages use presentation markup to convey the structure (e.g. center). The pages lack audio description and sound recording elements. IPS PAS cannot arrange a sign language interpreter/ translator services.

Feedback and Contact Details
Any remarks on IPS PAS website accessibility may be reported directly to the webmaster at We strive towards the content of our websites that is accessible for persons with disabilities.

For unsatisfactory replies regarding accessibility requests, please contact the IPS PAS Main Office (supervisory unit for accessibility) via email at or via regular post to the address:
Instytut Studiów Politycznych
Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Polna 18/20, 00-625 Warszawa
For unsatisfactory appeal proceedings, the matter may be referred to the Commissioner for Human Rights:
Architectural Accessibility

The IPS PAS main entrance at Polna 18/20 in Warsaw has two steps up to the entrance. A doorphone system is provided at the main entrance, enabling to summon an employee and ask for assistance. The Main Office is located to the right. Accessible wheelchair locations are limited to the corridor and offices in the ground floor. There are no elevators in the venue. You can enter the building and all its rooms with an assistance or a guide dog. There is neither a wheelchair accessible restroom nor disabled parking spaces. There is neither Braille nor contrast marking, nor enlarged printing for blind and visually impaired people in the building.