Become IB

In order to offer one or more of the International Baccalaureate° (IB) programmes of education, schools most complete an authorization process. Once they have been authorized, they are known as IB World Schools.

This section of our website tells you how to become an IB World School, including the fees and costs involved.

Find out how to become an IB World School
Read about the fees and costs involved

Trialling IB support services

To aid the development of IB World Schools, the IB is trialling a new suite of enhancement services. It also provides short-term grants for schools with financial challenges.

Trialling IB support services

The IB provides a range of useful materials for IB World Schools and potential IB World schools, including the IB resource library and a glossary of terms.