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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin


With effect of 3 July 2020 the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin has changed into the so-called limited presence mode. Therefor all public office hours are cancelled and no verification of copies, based on original documents you have available, can be offered until further notice. Updates about our possible presence mode will be published via https://hu.berlin/corona.

Accreditation Service

We only accredit:

  • documents that are issued by Humboldt-Universität (2 €),
  • documents written in German that have to be provided at Humboldt-Universität (5 €).

Please note, that we cannot accredit foreign documents or translations of foreign documents. Please contact your embassy or an authorized translator.

For legalisations please contact our Examination Service Group.

Drop-in hours without further notice

  • Tuesdays 9 to 11 a.m.
  • Fridays 9 to 11 a.m.

in the Student Service Center.

  • No service outside these drop-in hours.
  • Since we have to compare the original(s) and the copy(s) for every authentication carefully, there may be waiting times of over an hour, even if you are already on site at 9 am.

Due to organizational reasons we must limit the number if accreditations to 12 per office hour. Appointments are not possible, please visit a Bürgeramt.

Please bring the original documents and copies (A 4) with you. For copies we make we have to demand 0,50 € per copy. You only can pay cash, no cards.


The Compass Hotline:
Phone: +4930 2093-70333
Mail: Contact form

With sending an email you agree that your data is processed by an electronic ticketing system (OTRS). Please note the information: https://otrs.hu-berlin.de/hinweis.html