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Application Deadlines

When should applications to UWC take place?

Whether you are applying via our UWC national committees or the UWC Global Selection Programme (GSP), it is important to make sure you are aware of the relevant application dates relevant to you.

Please remember that a candidate may only submit one application per year to study the IB Diploma Programme at UWC. You may not apply through two different UWC national committees or through a UWC national committee and the UWC Global Selection Programme concurrently.

Here is an overview of our worldwide application deadlines for entry 2021-2023 when applying via a national committee:

October 2020
Austria Bolivia Colombia Great Britain
Liberia Mozambique Nepal Nigeria


November 2020 
Afghanistan Armenia Australia
Ecuador Estonia Georgia Germany
Guatemala India Iraq Italy
Japan Macedonia Moldova
Panama Peru Russian Federation Spain
Switzerland Syria Uzbekistan Venezuela
December 2020
Angola Bangladesh Belgium Belize
Chile Democratic Republic of Congo Egypt Ethiopia
Haiti Iran Israel
Lebanon Malawi Malta
Marshall Islands
Niger Northern Ireland
Pakistan Paraguay Poland Rwanda
Serbia Singapore South Korea South Sudan
Sudan Togo USA  
January 2021 
Bahamas Bermuda Burkina Faso Cambodia
Cameroon China  Czech Republic Denmark
Dominican Republic Finland
Greenland Honduras
Hungary Indonesia Ireland Jamaica
Norway Palestine Portugal Slovenia
Somalia South Africa Tajikistan Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia Turkey Zimbabwe  
February 2021
Cayman Islands Guyana Lao PDR Lesotho
Libya Lithuania Namibia Romania
Tanzania Thailand Yemen Zambia
March 2021 
Eswatini Montenegro


Taiwan Uganda    

What steps should I take next?

Now that you know if this is the right time to apply, go ahead and contact your UWC national committee:


Too early for you to apply? Keep the next selection cycles dates in mind!

If you are considering applying to UWC for entry in 2022, please consider these (tentative) dates:

July 2021
August 2021 
September 2021 
Argentina Costa Rica Philippines Uruguay