If you wish to be certified from Frankfurt School, you have to take the final exam at the end of the course. In order to allow participants from all over the world taking the final exam, we set up a network of partner institutions hosting our final exam.
Any travel costs related to the final exam must be arranged independently and is at your own expense.
If you do not wish to receive a Certificate, after completing the course (passing each unit and course assignments) you will receive a confirmation of course participation.
- Regional concentration
To be eligible for the final exam, participants have to complete the course before August 15 (for those who started in March) or February 15 (for those who started in September). Completing the course means that the participant has to pass the online-test of each unit and to submit/conduct and pass all mandatory assignments until the respective deadline.
How does the final exam look like?
LinkEd final examinations are two hours and paper written classroom examinations taking place at partner institutions spread around the world. To pass the exam, you need to have more than 60% of the total points. The final exam can be retaken up to two times in one of the following terms (6 or 12 months later).
The final exam has to be taken within12 months after the end of the respective LinkEd course.
Please note that we have temporary partners that are not listed below. If your country is not in the list please contact us under firstname.lastname@example.org
Final exam locations currently available*
Argentina: Buenos Aires, Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA)
Bolivia: La Paz, FINDETO S.A.
Barbados: Bridgetown, The Cave Hill School of Business Inc. - The University of the West Indies
Canada: Montreal, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Colombia: Bogotá, Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia
Guatemala: Guatemala City, REDIMIF
Haiti: Port-au-Prince, La Societe Financiére Haitienne de Developpment S.A. (SOFIHDES)
Mexico: Mexico City, Pro Desarrollo
Peru: Lima, COPEME
Suriname: Paramaribo, FHR Lim A Po Institute for Social Studies
USA: Colorado Springs, University of Colorado
Afghanistan: Kabul, Afghanistan Institute of Banking and Finance
Azerbaijan: Baku, AMFA
Bangladesh: Dhaka, ADSL
Cambodia: Phnom Penh, ACLEDA Training Center Ltd.
China: Beijing, CAM (China Assiciation of Microfinance)
Georgia: Tbilisi, International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University
India: Lucknow, MicroSave
India: Hyderabad, MicroSave
India: Pune, Frankfurt School regional office
Indonesia: Jakarta, MICRA Indonesia
Kyrgyz Republic: Bishkek, Association of Microfinance Institutions
Laos: Vientiane, ACLEDA Bank
Pakistan: Islamabad, School of International Law
Tajikistan: Dushanbe, AMFOT
Fiji, Suva: Fiji National University
Germany: Frankfurt, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Germany: Hamburg, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Germany: Munich, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Italy: Milan, Acra
Kosovo: Pristina, Association of Microfinance Institution in Kosovo, AMIK
Luxembourg: Luxembourg City, European Microfinance Platform
Poland: Warsaw, Warsaw Institute of Banking
Russia: Moscow, Finance Academy and Higher School of Economics
The Netherlands: Utrecht (near Amsterdam), NPM, Platform for Inclusive Finance
UK: Loughborough, Loughborough University
Ukraine: Kyiv, Private Institution of Higher Education "International University of Finance"
Egypt: Cairo, Sanabel – The Microfinance Network of Arab Countries in Egypt
Iraq: Bagdhad-Erbil, Iraqi Microfinance Network (IMFN)
Jordan: Amman, JO Consultancy
Lebanon: Beirut, Morgan International
Morocco: Casablanca, Centre Mohammed VI de soutien à la Microfinance Solidaire
Oman: Baushar, College of Banking and Financial Studies
Palestine: Ramallah, Palestine Microfinance Network Sharakeh
Palestine: Gaza, Palestine Microfinance Network Sharakeh
Tunisia: Tunis, Enda inter-arabe
Turkey: Ankara, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
United Emirates: Abu Dhabi, Emirates Institute for Banking and Financial Studies
Cameroon: Douala, MPV Academy - The International Business School
DR Congo: Kinshasa, Congolese German Center of Microfinance
Ghana: Accra, National Banking College
Ivory Coast: Abidjan, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Statistique et d'Economie Appliquée
Kenya: Nairobi, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Mali: Bamako, Mali Folkecenter
Nigeria: Lagos, Centre for Microenterprise Development
Rwanda: Kigali, AMIR Association of Microfinance in Rwanda
South Africa: Durban, Durban University of Technology
South Africa: Pretoria
Sudan: Khartoum, Afhad University for Women
Tanzania: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Association of Microfinance
Uganda: Kampala, Uganda Institute of Banking
Zambia: Lusaka, Association of Microfinance Institutions of Zambia (AMIZ)
Please note that Frankfurt School of Finance & Management cannot guarantee the availability of the listed final exam locations.
*As of November 2015. Subject to change.