Top International Schools in Malaysia offering International Baccalaureate (IB)

May 20, 2017

Everybody has their own preferences, even in matters concerning education. This is why SchoolAdvisor has come up with a list of some international schools in Malaysia offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) Curriculum for parents who are interested.


1. International School of Kuala Lumpur (top choice)

International School of Kuala Lumpur

Established in 1965, the International School of Kuala Lumpur is accredited in the US through the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and internationally through the Council of International Schools.

Advanced academic programs at ISKL give their students an opportunity to take university-level courses in High School. They offer a full range of International Baccalaureate (IB) courses and selected Advanced Placement (AP) courses to provide students an appropriately challenging academic program in preparation for university entrance.

2. Sri KDU International School (top choice)


Sri KDU International School was founded in 2011 as an extension of KDU Smart School’s network offering education from primary through secondary onto tertiary levels.

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) nurtures the knowledge, skills and attitudes which empower students to excel and perform in university and their working careers.

3. IGB International School (top choice)


Situated at Sierramas and Valencia, in the north-west of Kuala Lumpur, IGBIS offers the IB programmes and it is authorized for the full IB continuum: Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, Diploma Programme, and Career-related Programme.

Their team of internationally experienced IB educators are trained to deliver an integrated, 21st century curriculum, empowering their students to be lifelong learners who aim to make a positive contribution to the global society.

4. UCSI International School

UCSI International School Springhill

Part of the UCSI International Schools, UCSI International School Springhill is located in the education hub of Bandar Springhill, Port Dickson. Situated in a vast 20-acre area on top of a hill, the school has a calm and conducive environment for students with state of the art facilities for both study and play.

UCSI International School Springhill offers a comprehensive International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum that caters to students from the ages of 3 to 19 through the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), and IB Diploma Programme (DP) .

5. Cempaka International School

Cempaka International School

Cempaka International School Damansara Heights is an international school in KL offering IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP).

6. Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia is a fully coeducational, independent international boarding and day school, following a British curriculum, IGCSE courses and the IB Diploma Programme.

7. Mont Kiara International School

Mont'Kiara International School

M’KIS is licensed by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia, and certified by the Malaysian Qualifications Agencyare accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), U.S.A and authorised as an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School.

8. Nexus International School


Located in the administrative capital of Putrajaya, the Nexus International School aims to educate youths and ready them for the global community. The teachers at Nexus are highly-qualified and come from various parts of the world.

Years 12 and 13 Nexus learners follow the highly regarded International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) after completing their IGCSE.

9. The International School of Penang (Uplands)

International School of Penang

Reserved for students between the ages of 16 and 19, Uplands, as a key international school in Penang, has one of the best IB Diploma Programmes in South East Asia. The programme is taught by experienced international teachers. At this level, there is a strong system of pastoral care and teacher guidance.

10. Excelsior International School (EIS)


Excelsior International School (EIS) is spread over 20 acres of land area next to the Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) campus in Bandar Seri Alam.

Excelsior is an Authorized IB World School – Diploma Programme and, in Grades 11 and 12, offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) to students who have completed 2 years of IGCSE study or equivalent.