Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades Gobierno de Canarias Universidad de La Laguna CSIC Centro de Excelencia Severo Ochoa

The web pages of the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias Main Website meets the priority standards 1 and 2 of the norm UNE 139803:2012

The latest official revision of the accessibility to the main website took place in May 2018:

Obtaining an average score of the website: 9.78 over 10 and priority standards 1 and 2.

Size of text

Users can generally select the text size in their navigating tool. This option has also been incorporated via an icon at the top right-hand side of some pages.

Page structure

This portal has a common menu, which is to be found at the top and bottom of each page. All the information on the site is accessible through this menu.

The top menu enables us to return to the initial page or display a secondary vertical menu for each section. The paragraphs of each section contains a vertical sub-menu to the left.

Although the menus permit structured navigation throughout the site, the main page offers the following short-cuts:

  • Latest press releases
  • Observatories and Centres of the IAC
  • Science news
  • New studentships and jobs
  • "Paralajes" Magazine
  • IAC videos
  • Social networks
  • Transparency portal
  • E-Administration
  • IAC Talks: streaming
  • Programme of Postdocs
  • Postgraduate and other training
  • Other IAC websites
  • Other websites related to the IAC


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