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

Live Q&A: Morin Khuur in the US

ACMS is thrilled to invite Erdenebat Gantumur, Executive Director of the Morin Khuur Center in North America, for an informal Q&A session on the topic of morin khuur the Mongolian ...
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Соёлын Өв – Цуврал Хэлэлцүүлэг: Монголын Их дээд сургуулиудын дэргэдэх музейн түүх, хөгжил, онцлог

Хэзээ:  2021 оны 9-р сарын 15, Лхагва гараг Үргэлжлэх хугацаа: 10:00-12:00 (өглөөний) Зүүм өрөөний линк: Meeting ID: 899 2140 6452 Passcode: 618763 Жич: Зүүм өрөө нь 100 хүний хязгаартай тул ...
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“Монголын эдийн засаг ба КОВИД-19” илтгэл-хэлэлцүүлэг 8/26 21:00 УБ, 13:00 GMT, 09:00 EDT

Please note that our VSS programming is alternating between Mongolian and English every month as part of our larger plan to support more Mongolian scholars. Our August VSS Panel session ...
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Recent Research Notes

Cross-Lingual Captioning of Mongolian and English Video Contents, Pt I

Author: Natso Baatarkhuu, Communications Coordinator of ACMS | The ACMS UB Office has been holding biweekly public lectures in English since 2004 with minimal intermissions. While this is our flagship …

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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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