Editorial Board of "Geomatics and Environmental Engineering" journal hereby undertakes to ensure the availability of its website in accordance with the provisions of the Act of April 4, 2019 on digital accessibility of websites and mobile applications of public entities. The accessibility statement applies to the website of the "Geomatics and Environmental Engineering" journal.

  • Website publication date: 2021/04/19.
  • Date of last significant update: 2021/04/19.

Status in terms of compliance with the Act

The website is partially compliant with the Act of April 4, 2019 on the digital accessibility of the websites and mobile applications of public sector bodies due to incompatibilities or exclusions listed below.

Unavailable content

  • There is no option to enhance the contrast but the colours used meet the contrast requirements.
  • The page does not have a button to increase the font type and size, but the font grows larger when increasing the size of the entire page.
  • There are no warnings before opening a of new window or tab after pressing links leading outside the journal page.
  • There is no information on the size of the PDF files of published articles that can be downloaded by users.
  • Auto-completion of registration form fields is not provided for.
  • The CAPTCHA protection of the registration form uses the Asirra graphic system.

Preparation of the accessibility declaration

  • The declaration was drawn up on: 2021/04/19.
  • Declaration was last revised and updated on: 2021/04/19.

The declaration was drawn up on the basis of the self-assessment procedure.

Feedback and contact details

  • Response to comments and requests: Editor-in-Chief – Assoc. Prof. Agnieszka Bieda, D.Sc.
  • E-mail: gaee@agh.edu.pl
  • Phone number: +48 12 617 34 30

Everyone has the right to:

  • submit comments regarding the website or its components,
  • submit a request to ensure availability of the website or its components,
  • request that unavailable information be made available in another alternative form.

The request must contain:

  • contact details of the person submitting the request,
  • an indication of the page or element of the page to which the request applies,
  • an indication of a convenient form of disclosing information, if the request concerns the disclosure of unavailable information in an alternative form.

The request should be considered immediately, no later than within 7 days. If ensuring availability or ensuring an alternative form of access is not possible within this period, it should take place within 2 months from the date the request was submitted.

Complaints and appeals

If these deadlines are not met and the request is rejected, a complaint may be submitted to the supervisory body by post or by e-mail to the following address:

  • Supervisory body: Editor-in-chief of the AGH UST Press – Jan Sas, Ph.D.
  • Address: 30-059 Krakow, 17 Reymonta Street, Student’s Hostel "Alfa", building 1
  • E-mail: redakcja@wydawnictwoagh.pl
  • Phone number: +48 12 617 32 28

You can also submit a complaint to the Ombudsman.

Architectural accessibility of the AGH UST main building (pavilion A-0)

Availability of building entrance and passage through control areas

The main entrance to the building is located at No. 30  Al. A. Mickiewicza 30 (pavilion A-0). There are stairs (7 steps) at the entrance to the building. This entrance is not accessible to wheelchair users.

For people in wheelchairs, an entrance has been adapted at the rear of the building from the northern courtyard, where the elevator to the building is located (Fig. 1).

At the entrance and exit of the courtyard, intercoms are installed to contact the porter at the reception desk in the event of a locked gate. People with disabilities will not be able to get to the reception desk – no levelling passages are provided between floor -1 and the reception desk (6 steps) and between the ground floor 0 and the reception desk  (16 steps).

The route from the main entrance to the building to the entrance intended for  wheelchair users.

Fig. 1. The route from the main entrance to the building to the entrance intended for wheelchair users.

Accessibility of corridors, stairs and lifts

The corridors in the building provide free movement. There are no differences in levels in the passageways, except at the entrance to the porter’s office.

The stairs do not have special amenities for the disabled, except for a lift installed to enable the access to rooms No. 380-383.

The building is equipped with 3 passenger lifts:

  • two internal elevators moving between the floors from the low ground floor level (-1) to the 3rd floor (-1, 0, 1, 2, 3), partially adapted to the needs of the disabled, dimensions: 1.1 x 1.3 m,
  • an external elevator constituting the entrance/exit from the northern courtyard, adapted to the needs of people with disabilities, moving between floors from the ground level outside the building (P) to the 2nd floor (P, -1, 0, 1, 2)

The elevators are equipped with voice prompts and Braille labels.

Description of adjustments (for example ramps, platforms, voice prompts, induction loops)

There are two toilets for the disabled in the building, located on the first and third floors.

The Main Hall of AGH UST is equipped with an FM hearing aid system.

Information on the location and proper usage of parking spaces designated for the disabled

In the internal parking lot, from the side of the entrance (elevator) adapted for the disabled, there is a parking space dedicated for the disabled.

There is an entrance to the car park from the Reymonta Street  (Main Gate). The entrance to the car park is limited by a barrier with an intercom and service station. It is possible to apply for a barrier opening card or assistance from an employee of the AGH UST Security Service.

Information on the right to enter with an assistance dog and any justified restrictions

You can enter the building with an assistance dog.

Information on the possibility of using a sign language interpreter on the premises or online

If you need a sign language interpreter on site or online, please contact the BON AGH-UST Disabled  Support Service: