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

Mongolia-U.S. National Civil Engagement Program (MUNCEP) Webinar

The American Center for Mongolian Studies is pleased to be hosting an informational webinar to promote the US-Asia Institute's 2024 Mongolian US National Civic Engagement Program. The meeting is open ...
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Dr. Bolortsetseg Minjin Stepping Down as ACMS Executive Director

Dr. Bolortsetseg Minjin Stepping Down as ACMS Executive Director Dr. Bolortsetseg (Bolor) Minjin, ACMS Executive Director since the fall of 2020, will be departing her current role as of October ...
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Announcement of the new ACMS Resident Director

New Resident Director - Dr. Isaac Hart The American Center for Mongolian Studies (ACMS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Issac Hart has agreed to serve as the new Resident Director in ...
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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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