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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:

January 2021 
Bahamas Bangladesh Belarus Belize
Bermuda Bulgaria Cambodia Cameroon
Chile China
Czech Republic Denmark
Dominican Republic Egypt El Salvador Finland
Ireland Jamaica Kyrgyz Republic
Lao PDR Latvia Luxembourg Madagascar
Malaysia Mauritius Moldova Mongolia
Myanmar New Zealand Northern Ireland Norway
Palestine Portugal Slovakia Slovenia
Tajikistan Thailand Tunisia Turkey
February 2021
Australia Bosnia and Herzegovina Burkina Faso Cayman Islands
Cyprus Ethiopia Jordan GCC
Honduras Lesotho Libya Lithuania
Mozambique Namibia Niger Romania
Rwanda Somalia South Africa Sri Lanka
Tanzania Yemen    
March 2021 
Côte d'Ivoire Eswatini


Kiribati Montenegro Somaliland Taiwan
Trinidad and Tobago Uganda Zambia  

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
October 2021
Austria Bolivia Colombia Great Britain
Liberia Nepal Nigeria Ukraine



November 2021
Afghanistan Armenia Canada Estonia
Georgia Germany Guatemala India
Iraq Italy Japan Macedonia
Marshall Islands Nicaragua Pakistan Panama
Peru Russian Federation Spain Switzerland
Syria Uzbekistan    
December 2020
Angola Belgium Democratic Republic of Congo Ecuador
Ethiopia Haiti Iran Israel
Lebanon Malawi Malta
Serbia Singapore
South Korea
South Sudan
Sudan Sweden
Togo USA Venezuela