Dubai International Academy, Emirates Hills holds accreditations and memberships of the following organisations:

International Baccalaureate

DIA-EH will offer the continuum of IB programmes for students aged 3-19 (subject to authorisation). These programmes challenge students to excel in their studies, and encourage both personal and academic achievement. The IB supports schools and teachers to provide a rigorous, high-quality education, offering professional development that improves pedagogy and leadership. 




Council of International Schools

The Council of International Schools (CIS) is a global non-profit membership organisation that provides services to schools, higher education institutions and individuals focused on international education. CIS is a membership community working collaboratively for the continuous improvement of international education.  

New England Association of Schools and Colleges Inc. USA

The New England Association of Schools and Colleges is a voluntary membership organization of public and independent schools and colleges.  The mission of NEASC is to assess and promote the quality of education through the accreditation of its members.  

Eco-Schools UAE

The Eco-Schools programme engages children and young people in key issues including the environment, sustainability, global citizenship and the value of a low carbon future.  Eco-Schools is an international initiative designed to encourage whole-school action for the environment. It is an environmental management tool, learning resource and recognised award scheme. DIA is proud to be one of only 12 schools in the region to be awarded the highest Green Flag status.  

The Hague International Model United Nations

Model United Nations (MUN) is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about current events, topics in international relations, diplomacy and the United Nations agenda. The Hague International Model United Nations (THIMUN) started small, as a local MUN conference in The Hague in 1968. Nearly half a century later, THIMUN has become a global leader in the MUN community. Our very own DIAMUN is an affiliated conference.  

Middle East IB Association

MEIBA is the Middle East IB Association of Schools.  It aims to provide help and support to schools and institutions of education within the Middle East and neighboring countries which offer, or are considering offering, the International Baccalaureate (IB).  It assists in the promotion of the IB mission and its objectives, and acts as a forum for debate and consultation.