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

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. ...
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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! ...
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Notes of Appreciation from AFCP Textile Project Particpant Batjargal E.

(The original notes in Mongolian: ТАЛАРХАЛ) I was honored to be selected for the “Conserving and Preserving Mongolia’s Endangered Textile Traditions and Collections” project, organized by the U.S. Embassy 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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