The American College of Sofia is an authorized IB World School and has offered the IB Diploma Programme since 2005. Students not earning a Bulgarian National Diploma are eligible for admission into the two-year IB program. ACS provides a challenging, college-preparatory curriculum for all IB students and hires teachers who are experts in their subject matter. Students who enroll in the IB Diploma Programme are also given the opportunity to fulfill the requirements for the ACS American diploma, which is awarded to students independently of the diploma granted by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO).
ACS offers a wide range of courses in the IB, including English A: Literature High Level (HL), French B: Standard Level (SL)/High Level (HL), Spanish B: SL/HL, German B: SL/HL, French Ab initio SL, Spanish Ab initio SL, German Ab initio SL, Economics HL, History HL, Biology SL/HL, Mathematics SL/HL, Mathematical Studies SL. In addition, Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Community-Action-Service (CAS), and the Extended Essay (EE) serve as integral components of the diploma, encouraging students to extend themselves intellectually, while also considering areas of social responsibility. The IB programme culminates in May of Year 2 when students sit for their final examinations.
ACS promotes the personal and intellectual development of each student through the IB programme, as outlined by the IBO.
IB learners strive to be:
For a more detailed look at what the IB Diploma Programme stands for, please follow the link: http://www.ibo.org/diploma/
For information related to the IB and university recognition of the diploma, please download this official IB publication: Guide of University Recognition
You can read General Regulations: Diploma Programme HERE.
For further information, please contact:
Zornitsa Semkova Ph.D.
Doctor of Philosophy, Major History, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”, Bulgaria
Master of Arts, Major History
Professional Qualification Historian and Teacher in History
Specialization in Modern and Contemporary History
Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”, Bulgaria