Established in September 2005, Dubai International Academy (DIA) is the first school in UAE to be authorised by the Geneva based international Baccalaureate to offer the full continuum of the (IB) programmes - Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). It is an IB World School that has a student population of over 1990 students from over 85 countries.
DIA is also accredited by the Council of International School (CIS) and NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges). It is a member of MEIBA (Middle East IB Association), Dubai Private Schools Group (DPSG), THIMUN (The Hague International Model United Nations) and NESA (Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools). It is one of the first schools in the UAE to be awarded the prestigious Green Flag by Eco-Schools UAE.
The IB programmes are designed to challenge students to meet internationally recognised standards in academic achievement as students prepare for higher education and the knowledge economy. We take pride in our students’ university placements that have been to the top ranking universities in the US, the UK and around the world.