Recognition of IB programmes by universities and governments International
Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme graduates are welcome at a wide range of universities within the region. The IB maintains information about university recognition that is displayed on the Country information pages of this website and in a searchable University recognition directory (link opens in a new window).
Key findings from research on the impact of IB programmes
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IBSCA Schools: University Admissions Information
Course places available:
Leeds Trinity University here
University of Hull here
University of East Anglia here
University of Kent here
Higher Education Institutions
The IB Career-related Certificate and higher education
Explanation of the IB Career-related Certificate for HEIs
Recognition of the MYP in Germany
The Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs has granted recognition of the MYP as equivalent to the German Lower Secondary School Leaving Certificate >more [pdf 50 kb]
Recognition of the DP in Germany
The Agreement on the recognition of the IB Diploma Programme was revised to include the new language courses.
You will find the full text on the IB website
Recognition resources and document library
The IB has developed a series of brochures and leaflets to enable universities to develop their IB admissions policy. more >
The Middle Years Programme
"The Middle Years Programme: Preparing students for university in the 21st century" explains what the IB Middle Years Programme is in terms of curriculum, assessment, and research.
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