What is an apostille?
Domestic (here German) public documents, which are intended for use abroad, will not automatically be recognized by foreign states. Rather, a diplomatic legalization is required. The apostille is the most widely used form of attestation between certain countries.
Who needs an apostille?
Please clarify – if possible when you are in Germany – in which form the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg documents/certificates will be accepted where you want to apply abroad. An apostille will only be granted for a specific country and will only be recognized in this country.
Please submit the following documents to the International Relations Office (Main Building, Room 4.33) in order to complete your apostille: