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Baccalaureate Education, Pre-International

The Pre-International Baccalaureate is an educational program developed by the International Baccalaureate (IB) for students 3 to 16 years old. The Pre-International Baccalaureate is a precursor to the IB Diploma Programme that is offered during the last two years of school for students 16 to 18 years old. The Pre-International Baccalaureate was developed to meet the needs of educational institutions requesting preliminary studies in order to enrich and support the scholastic endeavors of prospective IB Diploma students.

Founded in 1968, the IB is an international educational organization located in Geneva, Switzerland. Its purpose is to facilitate the international mobility of students preparing for university by providing schools with a common pre-university curriculum, a common set of external examinations, and a diploma recognized by universities around the ...

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