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PGDM + Certified Expert in Development Finance (CEDevFin)


A. Well, you must be wondering what is special about Don Bosco School of Management that makes it exceptional from other management schools.

So, here are the top 5 reasons –
  • DBSOM has more than 18 years of experience in management education.
  • DBSOM offers various unique courses which have global prospect such as Big Data and Business Analytics, Fashion Management, Financial Management etc.
  • Students learn different foreign languages as part of the curriculum.
  • Our students get opportunities to do their internship abroad.
  • Various blended programmes
  • Delivering world-class education since the year of 1957
  • Ranked 1st in risk management in the whole of Germany.
  • Ranked at number 18th for salaries and is among the top 25 institutions in the world for Career Services.
  • Accredited by various reputed organizations including the Association of MBAs, German Council of Science and Humanities and the EQUIS
  • 86 regional education centres throughout Germany
  • World-class education by highly qualified staff.
  • Hundreds of academic courses to choose from
  • The medium of communication in both English and German.


  • The Certified Expert in Development Finance blended learning course is a collaboration of Don Bosco School of Management and Frankfurt School.
  • This course will enhance your knowledge in the following UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), i.e. No Poverty; Gender Equality; Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure; Reduced Inequalities; Responsible Consumption and Production; Climate Action; Life Below Water; and Life on Land.
  • It also offers graduates and professionals the ability to build a successful career in the field of finance and management.
  • Don Bosco School of Management, Bangalore offers this blended learning course in collaboration with Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
  • It is a 2-year learning programme leverages 4 semesters in India including one month at Frankfurt School, Germany.
  • The programme provides graduates and professionals the opportunity to help build themselves a successful career in the field of finance and management.
  • This Blended e-learning program will equip future students with necessary skills, knowledge and competencies in finance.
  • The Master of Leadership in Development Finance online programme is designed for emerging leaders who are passionate about finance.
  • It is a practice-oriented and research-based course.
  • This course will enhance your knowledge in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), such as No Poverty; Gender Equality; Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure; Reduced Inequalities; Responsible Consumption and Production
  • It is a blended learning programme offered by DBSOM in collaboration with Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (FS).
  • With the AMBA accreditation, FS has joined the Triple Crown elite club of 90 B-schools from all over the world.
  • The programme has high practice relevance combined with academic excellence.
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent to Graduation from any recognized University
  • Excellent English skills, both spoken and written
A. Students will study the two years of programme tenure at DBSOM Bangalore, India campus including a month in Frankfurt School, Germany.


A. Click on the link (https://dbsom.in/app-form/) and fill in the form to apply for the course.

A. The last date of application for the upcoming batch is May 2020.

A. There are two academic intake sessions in a year, i.e. the first one in April/May and the second one is October/ November.


A. Germany can be easily considered as the ideal destination for all the international students

  • Germany is rated World’s third most attractive study destination.
  • Top ranked universities
  • Better career prospect
  • Work permit for international students
  • Affordable cost of living
  • Explore the 22 European countries with your student visa
  • Part-time work opportunity for 20 hours in a week
  • After completion, you will get 18 months of Visa extension
  • From the snow-covered peaks of the Alps in the south to the pristine sands of the beaches in the north, Germany has more breathtaking natural beauty than other EU countries.
  • The cost of living in Germany is quite reasonable compared to other European countries.
  • More than any other country, Germany has more a traditional top globally ranked university.
  • According to German law, international students are allowed to work part-time for up to 20 hours per week or 120 full days of a year. Data shows that more than 60% of current international students work part-time during study tenure in Germany.
  • It is easier to get a job in Germany than any other EU country, thanks to their booming economy.

A. This is a very common query which can be raised by any international student before stepping into Germany. But it is a misconception that a student cannot stay in Germany without the knowledge of the local language.
While 95% population in the country speak in German (Deutsch), the language barrier is not a big problem there because the country is a part of the European Union and the entire population has a mix of various global cultures.

A. It is not compulsory to learn the German language as the medium of instruction in most of the German institutes and universities is English. Although German is the third most spoken foreign language in the world.
But we, at DBSOM, provide German language training to our students – A1 and A2 levels for their proficiency.


A. The cost of living in Germany is quite reasonable compared to other European countries. You will need around 853 euros a month (around $957 US dollars) to cover your living expenses in Germany or 10,236 euros per year (around $11,484).
The prices for food, accommodation, bills, clothes, and entertainment are basically in line with the EU average. Your monthly rent is your largest expense in Germany.

A. Yes, accommodation will be covered for 1 month in Germany.

A. Yes, food will be provided alongside accommodation. Also, there will be arrangement for proper vegetarian food as well.


A. The total fee to be paid for this programme is INR 21 Lacs. Do check our website for more information.

If you are not able to pay the fees by yourself, then you can take an education loan to finance your study. In that case, we have a dedicated loan department to assist you.

A. Yes, you can pay in installments. The decision may change as per the college policy.


A. Yes, you need a (Type C) Schengen visa.

A. There are four types of German visas that may be issued from the German consulate based upon the students’ study levels and degrees. The list of variants is given in the following.

  • Type A: transit visa through international airports (no entry into Germany permitted)
  • Type B: transit visa for transits through German territory, one can stay for a maximum of 5 days
  • Type C: short term-stay for a maximum of 90 days within six-months after the first entry, referred to as a Schengen / Tourist visa. A Tourist visa or Schengen visa cannot be converted into a residence permit.
  • Type D: National visa or visa for research purposes. You are required to stay in Germany for longer than three months within the six months after your first entry. This is also called as Schengen D Visa. Any person in possession of this visa along with valid travel documents is permitted to move freely in the Schengen area (26 European states) for up to three months. However, A Type D National visa can be converted into a residence permit after entry into Germany.

A. It is advisable to contact the German Embassy or Consulate General in your country of residence to find out what documents are required. Generally, you will have to submit the following:

  • Antrag auf Erteilung eines Visums für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Application for a visa for the Federal Republic of Germany, available at your German agency abroad or on the website of the Federal Foreign Office)
  • Valid passport
  • Cover letter
  • Bonafide certificate
  • Transcript – Graduation
  • Admission Letter from FOM
  • IELTS exemption letter
  • Semester – I Transcript
  • Photograph
  • Passport photocopy
  • PAN Card photocopy
  • AADHAR Card photocopy
  • Insurance
  • Ticket details

A. It is covered in the course fee (but only for the first attempt).

A. The German student visa application process can be a tedious process for many international students. But the best part is Don Bosco School of Management entirely takes care of the students’ visa.

A. It takes 4 to 8 weeks for your German student visa application to be processed. The processing time varies depending on the country and the German embassy you apply at.


A. Upon the course completion, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management has a dedicated cell of Career Services that bridges the gap between the business school’s students and the prospective jobs market through in-house Jobs Board, job fair etc.

A. Upon completion of the course, the average salary offered by the companies to the students of DBSOM are around 59,118 Euros [around INR 46 lakhs].

A. Here is the list of key function areas you can land upon the course completion – Consulting/ Project Management, Business Development, Investment Management, IT Management, Corporate Communication, Marketing, Data Science, Auditing etc.

A. Don Bosco School of Management offers placement assistance to its students in the focus areas across industries. The Institute has tie-ups with reputed organisations across industries who visit the campus for recruitments. The students also are exposed to various workshops, career fairs, and industrial visits during their tenure.

DBSOM has collaborated with many international institutes and universities like FOM University, Germany; Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, Frankfurt; Nagasaki Wesleyan University, Japan. The universities help the students by providing them with components that help them get through the placement process. The students get opportunities to earn through internships and part-time jobs as well.