Best Schools August 16, 2018

The Best IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Asia

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The IB (International Baccalaureate) Curriculum is very popular in Asia. Discover The Best IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Asia.
Why choosing the IB (International Baccalaureate) Curriculum?
The IB organization was originally founded as a response to the lack of flexibility in the different school systems around the world. Today, the IB education system is recognized in more than 100 countries worldwide, and many of the major UK and North American universities are very positive towards prospective students with an IB diploma. In an article featured in The Telegraph, John Claugthon, retiring Chief Master of King Edward’s School, sheds light on some of the reasons why schools all around the world choose to offer the IB Diploma Programme. He points to the breadth of the programme as one of the key motivations: “IB schools believe that the old dispensation to the narrow world of specialization won’t do anymore.”Many universities worldwide follow this line of thought, and an increasing number of them are revising their admissions criteria to attract more IB graduates. Among other examples, Claugthon mentions King’s College, London, and points to the fact that 20 percent of the university’s new undergraduates are IB students. If you are looking for an education that stimulates and challenges you but also requires hard work, then the IB is the perfect place for you.
Study in Asia
From its varied geography and breathtaking natural phenomena to its friendly inhabitants and their extraordinary cultures, Asia is perhaps best defined by one word: diversity. It’s no surprise that the tiger economies of China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and South Korea are attractive to adventurous students keen to use boarding school as a springboard to an international business career. Studying a foreign language at a boarding school in Asia gives students the practice and confidence they need to become fluent linguists.

Our selection of the IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Asia

Korea International School

Korea International School

WELCOME TO KISKorea International School (KIS) is a private, proprietary, non-profit, nonsectarian school. KIS offers a fully WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges)-accredited PK-12. As a high-performing college preparatory ...
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Dwight School Seoul

Dwight School Seoul

Seoul
Dwight School Seoul opened in August 2012 with Dwight School campuses in New York, USA; London, UK; Vancouver Island, Canada and Shanghai, China. Students in Seoul and across our international ...
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Stamford American International School

Stamford American International School

American Standards As one of the leading US-centric schools, Stamford American integrates the rigorous American Education Reaches Out (AERO) standards with the IB Programme, and Advanced Placement (AP) credits. From ...
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Qatar International School

Qatar International School

Qatar International School is a fully accredited British International School, located in the Dafna district of Doha. The school was founded in 1977 making it one of the first British ...
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Taejon Christian International School

Taejon Christian International School

Taejon Christian International School was established in 1958. As the first three-program IB World School in Korea, TCIS provides an excellent student-learning environment. We pride ourselves on providing a large ...
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Prem Tinsulanonda International School

Prem Tinsulanonda International School

Prem Tinsulanonda International School is a leading co-educational boarding and day International Baccalaureate (IB) World School. Located on its lush 100-acre campus set in the foothills north of the ancient ...
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Utahloy International School Guangzhou

Utahloy International School Guangzhou

Guangzhou Shi
UISG was established in 1997 as one of the first international schools in Guangzhou. As an IB World School, UISG is the only school in Guangzhou to offer all three ...
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Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing)

Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing)

Beijing
Situated in downtown Honglingjin Park, Yew Chung International School of Beijing (YCIS Beijing) provides international education to expatriate children aged 2 – 18. Recognised as one of the top international ...
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International School Bangkok (ISB)

International School Bangkok (ISB) was founded in 1951 and is the oldest International School in Thailand. We are an independent, non-profit, co-educational day school, which serves a community of over ...
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Hangzhou International School

Hangzhou International School

Hangzhou Shi
Hangzhou International School was founded in 2002 to serve international children. As an IB World School, HIS provides a rigorous, high-caliber academic program for students aged 2-18.  The school is ...
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GESS International School

GESS International School

GESS has strong European foundations and believes in developing confident, forward-looking students through a celebration of respect, openness and inclusiveness. GESS is recognised for its languages and offers a choice ...
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Utahloy International School Zengcheng

Utahloy International School Zengcheng

Guangzhou Shi
Utahloy International School Zengcheng (UISZ) was founded in 2003 and is part of the Utahloy Education Foundation. It is located in a dynamic region of Southern China. The campus is ...
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Swiss International School in Qatar

Swiss International School in Qatar

Doha
The Swiss International School in Qatar (SISQ) is a new international private school for children aged 3 to 18 years in Doha. Welcoming over 300 students to the school in September 2017, ...
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British International School, Phuket

British International School, Phuket

Phuket
British International School, Phuket (BISP), is an English medium, co-educational, day and boarding school that was established in 1996 in the heart of Phuket, Thailand. Its purpose-built 44 acre campus ...
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Ruamrudee International School

Ruamrudee International School

Bangkok
RIS is a pre-school through grade 12 private, not for profit school located in Bangkok, Thailand. Founded by Redemptorist Fathers 60 years ago, RIS fosters a “Union of Hearts” in ...
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UWC South East Asia

UWC South East Asia

Singapore
UWC South East Asia (UWCSEA) in Singapore is a not-for-profit IB World School with two campuses. The K–12 academic curriculum is shaped by the UWC mission and guided by the UWCSEA profile ...
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Saigon South International School

Saigon South International School

Tân Phong
Saigon South International School was founded in 1997 by the Phu My Hung Corporation to accommodate an increasing need for American education for both local residents and expatriate families. Located ...
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The British International School of Riyadh

The British International School of Riyadh

Riyadh
We are proud to be an independent British International School! What makes us British? We follow the National Curriculum for England to the end of Year 9, GCSE courses in ...
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Jumeirah English Speaking School, Arabian Ranches

Jumeirah English Speaking School, Arabian Ranches

Dubai
Welcome to Jumeirah English Speaking School (JESS) At Jumeirah English Speaking School we believe that the capacity for critical and creative thinking is a uniquely human attribute. We are preparing ...
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SEK International School Qatar

SEK International School Qatar

Doha
In 2013, SEK Educational Group was invited to take part in the prestigious “Outstanding Schools Programme” of the Government of Qatar. SEK International School Qatar was opened in September 2013 ...
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Chatsworth International School

Chatsworth International School

Chatsworth is a mid-sized and internationally minded school that caters to students of approximately 50 nationalities from Kindergarten to Year 13 (Grade 12). Established in 1995, the Chatsworth mission to ...
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KIS International School

KIS International School

Bangkok
KIS International School, centrally located in Bangkok, Thailand is an IB World School exclusively offering the International Baccalaureate programmes. Students at KIS can pursue a continuum of IB education right ...
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Beijing Huijia Private School

Beijing Huijia Private School

Beijing
Chinese education must cast off the shackles of traditional education concepts. Whether it is public or private education, both receive selection and evaluation from society. Huijia adheres to the "new, ...
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Tanglin Trust School

Tanglin Trust School

Singapore
Tanglin Trust School (TTS) is an international school in Singapore run as a not-for-profit organisation. Established in 1925, Tanglin Trust School provides British-based learning with an international perspective for students ...
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Tamagawa Academy IB Programmes

Tamagawa Academy IB Programmes

Tamagawa Academy, throughout its history prioritizing international education through its Zenjin (well-rounded) principles, offers students the unique opportunity of earning a Japanese secondary school completion certificate as a MEXT Article ...
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The Cathedral Vidya School

The Cathedral Vidya School

The Cathedral Vidya School – Where world class education, sports and cultural activities together endeavor to create an environment truly conducive to the development of young lives. An amalgamation of ...
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International School of Kuala Lumpur (Ampang Campus)

International School of Kuala Lumpur (Ampang Campus)

Ampang
Established in 1965, the International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) is the first fully accredited international school in Malaysia. Over the years, ISKL has built its outstanding international reputation by ...
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International School of London Qatar

International School of London Qatar

ISL Qatar is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, authorised to offer the IB Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. Building on the academic strength and over 40 years’ ...
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Kodaikanal International School

Kodaikanal International School

Kodaikanal
Kodaikanal International School is an international residential school located in the hills of South India. At 7000 feet above sea level, the beautiful hill station town of Kodaikanal provides an ...
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Doha British School

Doha British School

Doha
DBS is a vibrant, welcoming international school providing a first class education which will enable all of our pupils to thrive in an increasingly dynamic global environment. Our core purpose ...
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American British Academy (ABA)

American British Academy (ABA)

Muscat
The American-British Academy (ABA), founded in 1987, is one of the premier international schools in the Arabian Gulf region. It is a private, non-profit co-educational day school that offers a ...
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Dulwich College Seoul

Dulwich College Seoul

OverviewDulwich College is one of the UK's oldest independent schools, founded in South London as a boys’ school in 1619. Dulwich College International (DCI) was established to bring the Dulwich ...
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French International School

French International School

FIS was established in 1963/64 as one of the first international schools in Hong Kong. The school offers two streams: the French and International Streams, preparing students towards certification in ...
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Shanghai American School

Shanghai American School

Shanghai
Shanghai American School (SAS) is the kind of school you wish you would've attended when you were a kid. We have a challenging academic curriculum that helps pave a path ...
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The British International School, Istanbul

The British International School, Istanbul

Istanbul
The British International School Istanbul has a worldwide reputation for the education it provides. It is a leading private international School in Turkey, offering a modified English National Curriculum, IGCSE ...
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St. Andrews International School, Green Valley

St. Andrews International School, Green Valley

Sam Nak Thon
St. Andrews International School, Green Valley is a world-class school situated on the Eastern Seaboard for our global family of 2 – 18 year old children, conveniently located on the ...
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American School of Doha

American School of Doha

Doha
Established in 1988, the American School of Doha is an independent, U.S. accredited, college preparatory school, committed to providing educational excellence, through a standards-based, internationally enriched American curriculum, serving a ...
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British School Jakarta

British School Jakarta

At BSJ we take Education very seriously. Our students will leave school and enter a very competitive world where they will need all their academic ability, strength of character and ...
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GEMS Wellington International School, Dubai

GEMS Wellington International School, Dubai

Dubai
The GEMS Wellington International School is a truly ground-breaking learning environment that provides exceptionally high standards of education to all the students. The school, spanning an area of eight acres, ...
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St Andrews International School, Sukhumvit 107

St Andrews International School, Sukhumvit 107

St. Andrews International School, Sukhumvit 107 is a world-class school for 2-18 year olds, focused on meeting your child's individual needs. Set within a vibrant and green suburban campus that ...
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St Christopher's School, Bahrain

St Christopher’s School, Bahrain

Isa Town
From its modest beginnings in a villa in 1961, St Christopher’s has grown into a large, internationally renowned, non-profit making school with over 2200 pupils from more around seventy nations ...
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United Nations International School, Hanoi

United Nations International School, Hanoi

Hanoi
In 1988 UNIS Hanoi opened its doors for the first time with 12 students in the borrowed classroom of a local high school with a teacher on secondment from UNIS ...
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Anglo-American School, Moscow

Anglo-American School, Moscow

Moscow
The Anglo-American School of Moscow, founded in 1949, is an independent, coeducational day school in northwest Moscow that offers an international educational program from Pre-Kindergarten (4-year-olds) through Grade 12. The ...
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Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong

Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong

Shanghai
Dulwich College is one of the UK's oldest independent schools, founded in South London as a boys’ school in 1619. Dulwich College International (DCI) was established to bring the Dulwich education to students ...
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Dhirubhai Ambani International School

Dhirubhai Ambani International School

Mumbai
Dhirubhai Ambani International School is a K-12 co-educational International Day School established in 2003, with a view to offering world-class educational opportunities in the city of Mumbai. The School is ...
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