The Cambridge International Curriculum

The Cambridge International Education Curriculum, offered by the University of Cambridge in the UK, provides an international education program for students aged 5 to 19.

The curriculum is divided into three stages of learning: Primary Education (ages 5-11), Lower Secondary (ages 11-14), and Upper Secondary (ages 14-19).

Each stage provides students with a diverse range of subjects, including English, Mathematics, Science, Social Sciences, Languages, and Arts.

The Cambridge International School Curriculum is recognized globally by universities and employers, and is highly regarded for its well-structured curriculum and abundance of resources.

In addition, the program is designed to enhance critical thinking, problem-solving, and research skills, which are highly valued among students pursuing higher education and in the workplace.

Baku Modern International School is a Candidate School* for the IB DP Program.

This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Baku Modern International School believes is important for our students.

*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit

Education for a Better World

IB Mission Statement

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end, the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

Holistic Development: The IB DP aims to foster holistic development by focusing on academic, personal, and social growth. It encourages students to become well-rounded individuals with strong critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills.

Rigorous and Challenging Curriculum: The IB DP offers a rigorous and comprehensive curriculum that provides a broad range of subjects, including languages, sciences, humanities, mathematics, and the arts. It challenges students to think critically, inquire deeply, and engage actively in their learning.

Global Perspective: The IB DP promotes an international mindset and encourages students to develop a global perspective. It emphasizes intercultural understanding, empathy, and appreciation for different cultures, helping students become informed and responsible global citizens.

College and Career Readiness: The IB DP is recognized and respected by universities worldwide. Its rigorous curriculum and assessment methods prepare students for higher education and future career pursuits. The program emphasizes research skills, independent thinking, and self-management, which are valuable for success in college and beyond.

Emphasis on Skills Development: Along with subject knowledge, the IB DP places a strong emphasis on developing skills such as critical thinking, research, communication, and collaboration. These skills are essential for lifelong learning and success in a rapidly evolving world.

Personal Growth and Well-being: The IB DP encourages students to reflect on their personal development, set goals, and engage in activities that promote physical, emotional, and mental well-being. It supports the holistic growth of students and helps them develop a sense of self-awareness and resilience.

Cultivation of Open-Mindedness: The IB DP promotes open-mindedness, tolerance, and respect for diverse perspectives. It encourages students to explore different ideas, engage in meaningful discussions, and appreciate multiple viewpoints, fostering an inclusive and culturally aware environment.

Community and Service: The IB DP requires students to participate in community service activities, encouraging them to contribute positively to society. It instills a sense of civic responsibility and empathy, helping students develop an understanding of their role in creating a better world.

Ultimately, the decision to choose the IB DP for your child's education should consider their individual interests, strengths, and goals. It is important to research and visit schools offering the program, speak with educators, and evaluate how well it aligns with your child's needs and aspirations.