IB recognition resources and document library

The Recognition team strives to provide easily accessible, accurate and updated information on IB recognition for all of our stakeholders. Browse our collection of the most frequently requested resources in the following categories:

Guides to IB programmes


Key findings from programme impact research-Global
Key findings from programme impact research-Americas
Key findings from programme impact research-Africa, Europe, Middle East
Key findings from programme impact research-Asia Pacific

Key findings from programme impact research-DP
Key findings from programme impact research-MYP
Key findings from programme impact research-PYP

Postsecondary educational attainment of DP students in the US
The IB in US Title I schools

All programme impact research studies
All programme development research studies

Model IB recognition policies for universites

Diploma Programme subject briefs 

Language and literature
Language A: literature SL/HL
Language A: language and literature SL/HL
Literature and performance SL
Language acquisition
Classical languages SL/HL
Language B SL/HL
Language ab initio SL
Individuals and societies
Business management SL/HL
Economics SL/HL
Geography SL/HL
History SL/HL
Information technology in a global society SL/HL
Philosophy SL/HL
Psychology SL/HL
Social and cultural anthropology SL/HL
World religions SL

Biology SL/HL
Chemistry SL/HL
Computer Science SL/HL
Design technology SL/HL
Environmental systems and societies SL
Physics SL/HL
Sports, exercise and health science SL
Further mathematics HL
Mathematical studies SL
Mathematics SL/HL

Dance SL/HL
Film SL/HL
Music SL/HL
Theatre SL/HL
Visual arts SL/HL

The core
Creativity, action, service 
Extended Essay
Theory of Knowledge

DP student testimonials

IB recognition video library

Student testimonials and university testimonials

Jim Bock, Swathmore College, USA
Kendra Ishop, Univerity of Texas at Austin, USA
Michael Bluhm, University of British Columbia, Can
Michele Sandlin, Oregon State University, USA
Brian Spittle, DePaul University , USA

The 2011 DP graduate destination survey


IB regional offices:

IB Africa, Europe, Middle East

IB Americas

IB Asia Pacific


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