Guides for students applying to university

Every year, thousands of IB students apply to over 5,000 universities worldwide. To facilitate the application process, the IB offers country-specific guides for students applying to university.

Country-specific guides for students

Many IB students apply for university in a country other than where they completed their secondary school studies. As the application requirements vary by country, the guides below provide brief introductions to the higher education systems in each country, as well as information to support your or your student’s applications.

Guide for international students applying to Australia pdf

Guide for international students applying to Canada pdf

Guide for international students applying to Germany pdf

Guide for international students applying to Hong Kong pdf

Guide for international students applying to the Netherlands pdf

Guide for international students applying to the UK pdf

Guide for international students applying to the USA pdf

How to make IB education stand out in the application process?

As an IB student, you have already developed your critical thinking and research skills and are well-equipped to deal with the autonomy and rigour of university study. How can you highlight these attributes in your university application? Read how to make your IB education stand out in the university application process pdf for some guidelines on completing your application.