Implementation term
4 January 2021-31 October 2023
Total budget of the project
3 941 156,64 PLN
Co-financing from European Funds and the state budget
3 822 527,83 PLN


The main objective of the project is to increase accessibility and openness of the KU by:

  • broadening the scope of activities of the accessibility unit
  • improving accessibility and eliminating architectural barriers
  • using assistive technologies
  • implementation of updated regulations guaranteeing the removal of barriers and ensuring accessibility
  • realizing educational support for students
  • realization of disability awareness training for University staff

by 31.10.2023

Our project is addressed to 143 people (71 women and 72 men) - scientific and teaching, administrative and management staff of KU. An important beneficiary is also the University itself, which will increase its accessibility for people with disabilities. Indirect beneficiaries of the project will be people who will benefit from the changes introduced thanks to the project funding; all those to whom the University's offer will be addressed, including KU students and university candidates.


As a result of the implemented activities - main outcomes:

  • KU will implement solutions to eliminate identified accessibility barriers
  • KU will implement changes in the management of the educational process
  • KU will implement IT tools for managing and sharing information on higher education
  • 114 University staff representatives will improve their competences in the field of inclusive education
  • 70 University staff will improve their teaching competences
  • 52 University staff will improve their management competences.

Investments made and equipment purchased with funds from the Project

1. Automatic entrance door to the Rector's Office

2. Automatic entrance door to building B

3. Eye tracker

4. Computer equipment for the blind and partially sighted

5. Laptop

6. Evacuation chairs

7. Pressure monitor

8. Defibrillators

The activities planned in the project will lead to the achievement of an accessible university model according to the MIDI pathway. The implementation of the activities is comprehensive and will cover the 6 most important areas of accessibility of the University. 

Within the first area, we will appoint the Rector's Accessibility Officer, an anti-discrimination expert and an accessibility specialist. Thanks to the cooperation (within the ZID) of the experts responsible for the individual areas, we will achieve a synergy effect of project activities.

The second area is architectural improvements, which mainly consist of improving the accessibility of buildings, such as adapting lifts or installing automatic doors.

In the third area, we have planned to develop technological facilities to increase and develop the accessibility of existing IT systems and KU websites.

The fourth area is the revision and updating of procedures governing the implementation of the University's accessibility policy, equal opportunities, non-discrimination and the implementation of reasonable adjustments.

In the fifth area, we will develop the offer and adapt educational support to the needs of KU students with different types of disabilities and improve accessibility.

Lastly, in the sixth area, we will conduct a series of awareness-raising trainings for KU staff on legal and psychological aspects. We will also carry out advanced training devoted to the development of specialist competences in six areas.

As part of the project, we have planned the following tasks