Introduction
As part of the University of Bahrain’s efforts to provide its content; both information and services, to all users electronically, it has designed and implemented its website to the highest international standards such as the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) standards, hence, leading to improved accessibility features.

The University's website is subject to regular evaluation to determine its compatibility with the standards and principles of accessibility and browsing. Therefore, if you encounter any problems while using or browsing the site, please click on the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of the page to send your comments and suggestions and we will reply to you as soon as possible.

Site Compatibility with Web Browsers
The university's website is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, and other major Internet browsers. Hence, we recommend that you update your browser continuously, as recent versions of browsers enjoy better levels of protection and technical features.

Interactive design
The University of Bahrain’s website: www.uob.edu.bh was designed using an active platform with interactive interface to facilitate accessibility to content and services, either through desktop computers or through a responsive display of smart devices’ screens (Responsive View).
By this design, users can access the e-services through all virtual platforms, whether desktop computers, smart devices, or others, while ensuring a unified user interface.

Individuals with Special Needs
When designing the website, we have taken into account to enable all users, including those with special needs, to access and use the Internet. This feature applies to content on the site and is not necessarily applicable to associated sites.
Users with visual disabilities can read the contents of this site using screen readers.
Here are some free programmes that can be downloaded and used:
  • Thunder
  • Nonvisual Desktop Access (NVDA)
  • System Access To Go

Text Reader

The University’s website has a "text reader" feature, which helps to read the texts on the site, without requiring the user to activate any other programmes, and this technology is very useful for the visually impaired, and users of the site who have difficulties reading texts online.

Movies & Video Clips
Users can see the videos that are available for certain services on the University's website, which are often for guidance, introduction and awareness. The aim is to add more films and videos to enrich the site and facilitate the use of electronic services.

Change of Font Size
The website is designed to be compatible with the majority of main Internet browsers, which include the feature of enlarging and changing the font, in addition to the feature of zooming in and out the size of the page.

Java Activation Codes
Java components must be enabled in the web browser you are using, in order to better use the site and to activate the Java component. Please, click the link below to learn how to do that.

Activate java for internet browser

PDF Files
In order to be able to view the PDF files on the University's website, which are used to provide and/or download various files such as brochures, reports, forms, and others, you can do this through Acrobat Reader free of charge via the following link: Download Adobe Reader.

Social Media Sites
The website users can interact with us by using social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. We look forward to your participations and discussions, which without a doubt, will contribute to improving our services to you.