General Policy Statement

The procedure for examining computer and video games in accordance with the Children and Young Persons Protection Act (JuSchG) follows the General Policy Statement of the Entertainment Software Self-Regulation Body (USK). This is complemented by the Guidance Criteria for the evaluation of computer and video games.

The working basis in terms of online media in accordance with the Youth Media Protection State Agreement (JMStV) of is the USK statute and the additional JMStV criteria.

All mentioned documents are available here as .pdf download:


Furthermore, you will find below the relevant statutory principles: