Apply to the Pre-IB
We welcome students from a multitude of backgrounds and educational experiences into the pre-IB programme. Please see below for a list of admission requirements into pre-IB at IBG.
Candidates having completed folkeskole exams must apply through optagelse.dk and meet the requirements for attending STX at gymnasium.
Students who have not completed Danish folkeskole exams:
- Must have completed at least 10 years of school to a satisfactory standard. You should have passing grades in English, Maths, and Science.
- Must have English level of at least B1 (CEFR language) or equivalent.
- Should provide at least one teacher reference commenting on your work ethic, effort, attendance, attitude to learning etc.
If you do not meet the grade requirements for admission, or cannot supply all of the above documentation, you may still be considered for admission, as we will do a holistic assessment, and possibly an online interview and/or admissions test to see if you are suitable for the Pre-IB course.
The application form must be sent to our school along with:
- the latest report card
- one teacher reference from your current place of education
EU citizen or non-EU citizen?
EU citizen add
For applicants coming from an EU country, an EU residence permit must be obtained upon arrival in Denmark.
The following documentation is necessary:
- A passport photo
- Applicant’s birth certificate (original), if applicant is under 18.
- Last three months’ pay slips from the supporting parent(s) or a print of your bank account(s)/ bank account of your supporting parent(s).
- Parents’ passports if applicant is under 18.
- Admission letter from Ikast-Brande Gymnasium
- Copy of a signed housing contract
- If parents are divorced and applicant is under 18: Notarized documentation of divorce, and a notarized statement that both parents consent to the child studying abroad.
The above documentation must be brought in person to the Danish authorities, located in Aarhus, Denmark, upon arrival.
It is advisable that applicants under 18 bring both parents when going to apply for the residence permit.
In addition to the above documentation, all applicants must fill out an application: Application and documentation
If under 18, parents must fill out an “acceptance of parent with custody form”, available to print here: Acceptance of parent with custody form