Accessibility Statement

The Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE operates this website. We strive to ensure compliance of our service with national regulations concerning enactment of the EU Directive EU 2016/2102 by the European Parliament and Council. SAFE is located in the federal state of Hesse in the Federal Republic of Germany. Thus, the Hesse directive on accessibility of information technology (Hessische Verordnung über barrierefreie Informationstechnik as of 16 September 2019) is applicable.

This accessibility statement applies to and respective mobile applications as well as subsites ( Different ways of access and use were taken into account when designing the websites.

State of compliance with requirements

This website does not fully meet the requirements stated in the above mentioned relevant directive.

Inaccessible contents

This website is not yet fully accessible. Specifically, the colors used on the website have not been updated for contrast. Additionally, the SAFE website does not provide services for the deaf.

The use of relevant terminology in some parts of the website is due to the user target groups and partly to their academic background. For example, this is the case with project descriptions. In this respect, our website does not offer any services in easy language. To use the services provided by the institute, the ability to study is required. Nonetheless, SAFE strives for clear comprehensibility in the wording of all texts provided here.

Date  of Accessibility Statement 

This statement was written on 14 April 2022. It was last checked on 25 March 2024.

Feedback and Contact

If you have any questions on the accessibility of our website, please contact us via email to

Our postal address is:

Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3
60323 Frankfurt am Main


If you are not satisfied with our response to your questions, you are welcome to contact the commissioner for accessible information technology in the state of Hessen (Landesbeauftragte für barrierefreie IT des Landes Hessen)

Prof. Dr. Erdmuthe Meyer zu Bexten
Regierungspräsidium Gießen
Neue Bäue 2
35390 Gießen / Germany
Phone: +49 641 303-2901
Fax: +49 611 32764 4036