No certifications on Fri May 24th.

Certifications in SoSe 2024 Mon to Fri between 10 and 12 am in SH 0/11.

Please bring your own copies.

What does the AStA certify?

The AStA of the Ruhr University Bochum certifies documents and certificates, which:

  • Were issued by a university or are appropriate/used for submission at a university
  • Are available as an original or certified copy  

Generally, the AStA does not certify:

  • Civil status documents (birth certificates, marriage certificates, IDs etc.)

How Can I Have my Documents Certified?

Documents to be certified must be brought along in the original and in copy.

The certified documents will be prepared immediately.

You must bring the copies to be certified with you. We will NOT copy your documents on site.

Fee per certified document

Fees per certificatied document: 1,00 €

The certification fee has to be paid at collection of the documents.

Recognition of our Certifications

Unfortunately, some universities do not recognize documents certified in the AStA. We do not know this exactly about every university, so please tell us, if you come across a case like this. Thank you!

To our knowledge, this includes:

  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • TU Berlin
  • Universität Gießen
  • Universität Duisburg-Essen
  • Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
  • Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Universität Konstanz
  • Bergische Universität Wuppertal (they recognize documents certified by their own AStA)
  • Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaft und Kunst Göttingen
  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Hochschule Bochum
  • Hochschule Ruhr West, Mülheim

These universities only recognize documents certified by OFFICIAL parties, e.g. by Citizens’ Offices or notaries!