Supporting Scholars, Bridging Cultures


Supporting Scholars, Bridging Cultures

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is a non-profit educational organization that supports the development of Mongolian Studies and academic exchanges with Inner Asia.


Visit Mongolia

With the lowest population density of any country on earth, Mongolia has plenty of room to explore. We can help with:

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Our office in Ulaanbaatar offers a variety of fellowships and programs for emerging scholars including:

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Mongolian Studies

Our main office in Ulaanbaatar includes a Research Library with the largest collection of international scholarship on Mongolia in the country. We also offer:

Recent News

Our Newly Redesigned Website is Live!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our fresh, newly redesigned website! Scholars can easily obtain the latest fellowship and program information, gain easy access to our services, and ...
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Virtual Speaker Series Livestream 6/18 9:30pm EDT; 6/19 9:30am GMT+8

This page will be monitored during the livestream's Q&A session, and questions and comments posted here could be answered by the speaker. You can either log into the YouTube and ...
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Mongolia Field School 2020 Cancelation by ACMS – 5/28/2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Center for Mongolian Studies has agreed to cancel the remaining sessions of the Mongolia Field School 2020. The decision has been made after ...
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Recent Research Notes

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Ethnoarchaeology of Mongolian Hide and Fiber Crafts

Author: Kristen Pearson  |  Mongolia is one of the few places in the world with environmental conditions favorable to the long-term preservation of organic materials, such as textile, leather, and wood.
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Ikh Nart: An Archaeological Treasure Trove

Author: Blake Epstein  |  Looking at the linguistic landscape of Mongolia enhances our knowledge about Mongolians’ use of language and literacy in their daily lives.
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Linguistic Landscape Research: Ulaanbaatar

Author: Phillip Marzluf  |  The Ikh Nart Nature Preserve contains a vast array of archaeological sites and artifacts spanning more than 9,000 years of the human history.
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