About the website

The website uses responsive design, which means that it adapts to the size of the screen you open it on. The site works well in modern browsers such as Safari, Chrome and Firefox.

Our aim is to build our website in accordance with the criteria of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG2.1-AA Länk till annan webbplats. External link.), which are accessibility guidelines set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), and legal requirements for public authorities and other public bodies. We also try to follow the web guidelines of the Swedish Agency for Digital Government (DIGG). Länk till annan webbplats. External link.

For the content of the University's website, we use XHTML 1.0 Transitional. The presentation is controlled via Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) 2.1.

Site map

Site map hig.se

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Accessibility account for the learning platform Canvas

Processing of personal data - GDPR

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Identity Provider (IDP)


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User guide tips to improve the quality of your visit here on hig.se

Our aim is to make the content on our website as accessible and user friendly as possible for as many as possible. The University’s overarching webpages all follow a common standard. The rest of the pages may vary in design. However, all pages have a common page header and footer with a search function and main menu.

Having the webpage read aloud to you

On our website, you may install Readspeaker. Readspeaker gives the visitor the option to have the content on the webpage read aloud. The icon for having the content read aloud can be found between the preamble and the content space in the toolbar.

Contrast, typeface and text size

If you find the text on our webpage too small or too big, you can easily change the text size by using your web browser’s built-in functions. In most modern web browsers, you change text size by holding down the ctrl-key while scrolling the mouse scroll wheel. If not, you will find options for how to change the text size in the web browser menus.

Printing pages

If you use your web browser’s print function, you can print the text on the website.

Questions or comments?

If you have any questions or comments about the website, contact webmaster@hig.se

This page was last updated 2024-04-24