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

ACMS MRL 3D Scanner Used for Digital Cultural Heritage Project

ACMS is pleased to report the first usage of Morrison Research Lab's latest addition, NextEngine UltraHD 3D Scanner by ZEV Digital Museum for their latest digital cultural heritage project. (Those of you who ...
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Mongolian Buddhism in the Modern World – July 8, 6:30pm PT / July 9, 9:30am ULAT

Title: Mongolian Buddhism in the Modern World (Register here) Date: July 8, 6:30pm PT / July 9, 9:30am ULAT This Virtual Speaker Series session will be on Mongolian Buddhism in ...
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ACMS donates books to Khentii Correctional Center Library

ACMS executed the program "Books for Mongolia" from 2003-2017, putting one million English language books, ranging from children’s picture books to university textbooks, into the hands of students and leaders ...
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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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