The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is an international programme for students aged 16 to 19, highly regarded by the leading universities around the world, which is why IB students have great chances of being admitted to the best universities in the world.

This programme is also highly renowned among the largest employers around the world, because it is based on a broad and balanced curriculum, thus preparing students for their future career.

In the IB Diploma Programme, students:

» acquire a superior breadth and depth of knowledge
» progress physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically
» learn at least two foreign languages
» achieve remarkable progress in traditional courses
» freely explore the nature of knowledge through the unique IBDP Theory of Knowledge

IB diploma among the most recognised diplomas around the world

Students who successfully complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme acquire a prestigious international diploma – The Diploma of the International Baccalaureate (IB Diploma) with which they can apply for the best universities around the world.

Along with the diploma, students will also receive the Diploma Programme (DP) Results certificate which contains data on the total number of points, grades in each course, a certificate of completion of all CAS requirements, as well as personal grades obtained through a combination of the Theory of Knowledge and the Extended Essay.

Prestigious IB certificates

In addition to the IB Diploma, students who attended the IB Diploma Programme can also obtain the DP Course Results (Diploma Programme Course Results) certificate, which is a combination of successfully completed individual courses, and the results in the Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay, including the certificate of completion of all CAS requirements.

Which universities recognise the IB diploma?

The IB diploma is highly regarded by a number of universities, including some of the best and most elite universities in the world. This is confirmed by the fact that graduates of the IB Diploma Programme successfully apply to over 3,300 higher education institutions in over 90 countries every year.

Institutions of higher education around the world recognise students with IB qualifications, and many even offer special benefits and privileges for IB students.

What is the ranking of IB Diploma students compared to students from other programmes?

The academic content covered in the IB Diploma Programme meets the generally accepted college-readiness standards, which is why our alumni are in a great starting position when applying for university.

This is confirmed by research:

alumni of the IB Diploma Programme are twice as likely to be admitted to the top 20 universities than an average A-level student

the percentage of students from minority groups or students from low-income families who attend university is much higher than the percentage of students from the same groups who haven’t completed the IB programme

students who completed the IB Diploma Programme adapt more easily to their university obligations

admission officers from colleges and universities in the US, EU and Australia are familiar with the IB Diploma Programme, and value it highly in relation to other qualifications

the best universities in the US grant student loans or advanced status for students who achieved notable results in the IB Diploma Programme

Why is the IB Diploma Programme the right choice for your child?

International research shows that, in addition to being recognised by the best universities in the world, the IB Diploma Programme also brings a number of significant benefits for students:

Students who completed the IB Diploma Programme are much better at navigating and balancing various obligations, time management and meeting expectations.
The IB Diploma Programme improves students’ approach to learning, which is why students easily make a transition from secondary to higher education.
Alumni of the IB Diploma Programme attend some of the universities from the Top 500 list.
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