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:

people learning


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

a statue

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

Winners in Young Mongols Writing Contest awarded

The Young Mongols writing competition award ceremony was held at the ACMS Office today. The winners based in Ulaanbaatar have been invited to the ACMS Office on July 27, along with the ...
Read More

Job Opening: Executive Director, American Center for Mongolian Studies, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) seeks an entrepreneurial Executive Director to be based in its Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia office who can lead the development of new programs and projects. ...
Read More

ACMS Ulaanbaatar office is closed

The ACMS Ulaanbaatar office is closed from Friday, July 10 to Friday, July 17, in observation of Naadam Holiday. Please note we will reopen on Monday, July 20. Happy Naadam! ...
Read More
yurt on a field

Recent Research Notes

two men laughing

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.
Read More
researchers working in the field

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.
Read More
an advertisement

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.
Read More
Scroll to Top