IB Africa, Europe, Middle East

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The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Africa, Europe and Middle East is one of three regional offices at the IB, working with over 900 schools in more than 80 countries.

The regional office is responsible for authorizing new schools implementing the IB’s programmes of education evaluating IB World Schools, providing professional development services to schools across the region and ensuring that the IB’s programme are recognized by governments and universities.

Professional development workshops

Through our events and workshops, educators can share best practice and network with colleagues across the region. 

Find a workshop in Africa, Europe or the Middle East.

The IB provides face-to-face and online workshops, webinars, blended learning and e-learning resources, and our professional development is suitable for educators with a range of needs and expertise.

Once per year, the IB brings together educational professionals from across Africa, Europe and the Middle East at our regional conference

Programmes and become an IB school

The IB has four programmes:

Schools in Africa, Europe and the Middle East that are considering becoming an IB World School will be interested to read about the benefits the IB offers.

Associations of IB World Schools

Associations of IB World Schools (AIBWS) are groups, formed by school practitioners of the IB, which provide mutual support to the community of IB World Schools.

AIBWS are an indispensable resource for schools considering candidacy with IB, offer a wealth of IB experience and support in all IB programmes. AIBWS are often active at district, state or government level.

Find out more about Associations of IB World Schools in your region or you are interested in establishing an AIBWS please visit our AIBWS webpage.

Contact the regional office

If you have questions about the IB's work in the region, you can contact the regional office. You can email us or call us on +31 70 352 6000. 

If you'd like to write to us, our address is as follows: 

IB Global Centre
Burgemeester Patijnlaan 19,
2585 BE, Den Haag
The Netherlands

You can also fax the regional office on +31 70 352 6003.