Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg


Shino Yuo
Referentin Internationale Alumni

phone: 0345-55 21549
fax: 0345-55 27427

Universitätsring 19/20
06108 Halle (Saale)

postal address:
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
International Office
06099 Halle (Saale)

Linda Bilz
Studentische Mitarbeiterin

International Office
06099 Halle (Saale)

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The following steps are necessary to get an apostille for your diploma.

1) Bring or send your original diploma, which you want to have the apostille affixed to, to the Legal Department ("Justitiariat") of our university. Please write down your postal address to which your documents should be returned, and also for which country you need the apostille.

Postal address: Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Justitiariat, 06099 Halle Saale, Germany

Office: Universitätsring 19/20, 06108 Halle Saale

* You can send your diploma as pdf file beforehand via email to accelerate this procedure. (email address: )

2) The Justitiariat makes preliminary attestation.

3) If you still live in Halle, you can pick up your documents from the Justitiariat and send them to the State administration office "Landesverwaltungsamt" in Magdeburg by post.

The Justitiariat can also send your documents to the State administration office "Landesverwaltungsamt" in Magdeburg directly.

Postal address: Landesverwaltungsamt, Nebenstelle Magdeburg, Hakeborner Strasse 1, D-39112 Magdeburg, Germany

4) The apostille, your diploma and the bill for this handling will be returned by post. Currently, the handling fee is approximately12 Euro.

Here is the link to the Landesverwaltungsamt in German: Here   

If there are any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.


How you get a legalisation for your document

Pre-authentication by Martin Luther University’s Legal Department (“Justitiariat”) and  Administration Office (“Kanzlerbüro”)

The Legal Department checks authenticity of signatures on the document

Contact person: Office of the Legal Department, Ms. Katrin Warsawski

Tel. 0345- 55 21016,

After this check the document will be sent to the Administration Office.

Contact person: Mr. Andreas Trinks

Universitätsplatz 10, Tel: (0345) 55-21011

Document: your original diploma (and a copy) you wish to legalise

Authentication by the Administration Office of the Federal State of Sachsen-Anhalt (Landesverwaltungsamt) in Magdeburg

Document: your original diploma and pre-authentication

Landesverwaltungsamt, Nebenstelle Magdeburg (Hakeborner Str. 1, 39112

Contact person:

Ms. Jeanette Lube (phone 0391-567 2159, )

Ms. Anneliese Reinsdorf (phone 0391-567 2155, )

Ms. Sigrun Quente (phone 0391-567 2168, )

Mr. Detlef Lasse (phone 0391-567 2427, )

Office hours: Mon. – Fri. 9 – 12 a.m. and Mon. – Thu. 1 – 3 p.m.


Handling fee: 15,- €

If you go to this office personally, the procedure will take about 20 minutes.

Legalisation by the embassy of the country for in which you need the document legalisation, in Germany

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.