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 where members can loan books and access JSTOR. We also offer:

Recent News

Speaker Series | Renatas Berniūnas

This Lecture occured Tuesday, May 21, 2024 for an in-person speaker series event at the American Corner and MakeUspace in the Ulaanbaatar City Library. Watch the recorded lecture below! Speaker: ...
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Speaker Series | Jeanne Riaudel

When: May 14, 2024 at 6pm ULAT Guest: Jeanne Riaudel Language: English Location: American Corner and MakeUspace, Ulaanbaatar City Library If you have questions for the quest you can send ...
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Цуврал илтгэл | Ц.Цэлхагарав

Хэзээ: 2024 оны 2-р сарын 27, Мягмар, 17:00 цагаасWhen: Tuesday February 27, 2024 at 5pm ULAT Хаана: Улаанбаатар хотын нийтийн төв номын санд (Нацагдоржийн нэрэмжит номын сан) байрлах Америкийн соёл, ...
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Recent Research Notes

Dippers in the Altai

Mongolia Field Note #15  ‣  Author: Andrew Laurie Background The White-throated Dipper, or Гялаан омруут харзлай, (Cinclus cinclus) is distributed from Europe to China, including upland parts of Mongolia.    Andrew […]
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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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