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The Diploma Programme: preparing students for success in higher education and life in a global society.

In the Asia-Pacific region, there are 405 IB World Schools in 27 countries offering the Diploma Programme (DP).

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New and interested schools

We welcome your interest in the International Baccalaureate® (IB) and look forward to working with you as you seek to implement the Diploma Programme in your school.

The following outlines the path to becoming an IB World School.

The IB Asia Pacific office is responsible for guiding schools in understanding the standards, principles and practices of the Diploma Programme and in implementing the programme. Any request for information or guidance should be directed to the IB Asia Pacific office.

Further key information for interested schools and all the documentation for the process is available on the "Become an IB World School" page.

Schools interested in implementing the programme should complete a School information form (intent to apply) as an indication that the school is commencing its feasibility study. There are no costs associated with this form.

IB copyright and branding

A school may not advertise itself as an "IB World School" authorized to offer the Diploma Programme, nor may it commence the teaching of the programme. until it has received official IB authorization.

Please read the guide to publicizing your plans.

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What is the IB Diploma Programme?

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How to become an International Baccalaureate® World School 

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Fee structure in Asia Pacific


PDFRegional fees School Services Effective from 1 January 2014

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