The ACMS offers procurement and logistical services, such as preparing cellular phones and hotel bookings, in advance of your arrival in Mongolia. Build your “survival kit” by selecting items from the list below. Your kit will be available upon your arrival either at the ACMS office or at the airport if you choose to have an ACMS representative pick you up. ACMS Members receive discounted rates on all items. In order to ensure that your survival kit is ready in time, make your purchases at least 10 days (for apartments, at least 30 days) before your scheduled arrival in Mongolia. In addition, special requests can be made using the “Special Order Payment Field” below.
An ACMS representative can meet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel or apartment. Chinggis Khan International Airport is about 10 miles southwest of downtown Ulaanbaatar. The prices below include the price of the taxi and the time required for the ACMS representative to travel to and from the airport.
The ACMS can locate and negotiate a lease for an apartment on your behalf. Renting an apartment is recommended if you intend to stay longer than a few weeks in Ulaanbaatar. Pricing in general for 1-2 bedroom apartment in downtown is $400-$600/month (in older buildings) and $600-$800/month in the nicer and newer buildings, some of which may be distant from downtown.
The prices below include the administrative costs of locating an apartment, negotiating the terms of the lease on your behalf, and providing intermediary services during the term of the lease per apartment. If you are seeking more than one apartment, please enter the number of apartments in the quantity field of the ordering form.
The ACMS can make reservations in advance of your arrival for a variety of local hotel and travel services. The prices below are for individuals. If you are travelling in a group, please enter the number of people in the quantity field of the shopping cart and click the “Update Cart” button. If you have questions about accommodations please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The ACMS will work with you to find the services, whether in Ulaanbaatar or in the countryside, that best fit your needs and budget.
The ACMS can hire and arrange contracts for private cars and translator/guides during your stay. The prices below represent the administrative cost of arranging these services, and as such does not include the price of the services themselves. The ACMS will assist you negotiating these prices either prior to or after your arrival depending on your instructions. If you have questions about the hiring process please contact email@example.com. The ACMS will work with you to find the services, whether in Ulaanbaatar or in the countryside, that best fit your needs and budget.
Private car rentals include a driver. Translator rates vary by language skill level.
This map includes major landmarks, government buildings, large businesses, foreign embassies, streets, and outlying districts. It includes a smaller environmental map of Mongolia.
Cellular phones in Mongolia utilize the SIM card system (popular in Europe) which is pay-as-you-go and does not require lengthy or expensive service contracts. The prices below include the cost of the phone, service activation (phone number), and start-up calling units (minutes). You can make and receive international calls from your phone by purchasing international units (minutes) separately.
Cellular Phone Purchase (Nokia)
Includes SIM Card, service activation, and 2,500 start-up units (about 30 minutes). Recommended for visits longer than 2 months.
Cellular Phone Rental (Nokia) Includes 1,000 start up units (about 14 minutes). Convenient for short term visits. Note: Enter the number of weeks in the quantity field.
Member: $10 per week
Non-Member: $15 per week
Additional calling units (minutes) can be purchased after you arrive from the numberous phone card sellers in Ulaanbaatar. However, if you wish to have extra units, especially for making international calls, these can be included in your purchase or rental of a cellular phone.
Domestic Units (42 Minutes)
International Units (10 minutes)
Send template designs to firstname.lastname@example.org in a separate e-mail. The title and contact information you provide in English will be translated into Mongolian and printed on the back of each card utilizing your template. All business cards are:
- Double-sided in English and Mongolian
- Best with templates from your home institution
100 Business Cards
250 Business Cards
There are several Mongolian to English and English to Mongolian dictionaries available in Mongolia. The two blue-covered, paperback dictionaries, edited by Altangerel Damdinsuren, are reasonably priced and provide concise translations with several examples. Note that these are seperate dictionaries offering translations in opposite directions.
- A Modern Mongolian-English Dictionary (Edited by Altangerel Damdinsuren)
- English-Mongolian Dictionary (Edited by Altangerel Damdinsuren)
Logistical support for students and scholars once they have arrived in Mongolia.
The fees described in the list below are representative of ACMS service fees. For major services, program fees will be negotiated on a case by case basis. Services may be paid online or in person at the ACMS office in dollars or tugriks. For more information about preparing for a short or extended stay in Mongolia, contact us.
|Bookings (hotels, trains, airplanes, etc) per person||$8||$13|
|Locating a guide/translator||$10||$20|
|Locating a driver and car||$10||$20|
|Pick-up from Airport||$10||$20|
|Pick-up from Train Station||$15||$20|
|Scanning – first ten pages per day||FREE||100₮/page|
|Scanning – more than ten pages per day||50₮/page||100₮/page|
|Photocopier – first ten pages per day||FREE||100₮/page 150₮/double page|
|Photocopier – more than ten pages per day||50₮/page||100₮/page 150₮/double page|
|Laser Printer – first ten pages per day||FREE||100₮/page 150₮/double page|
|Laser Printer – more than ten pages per day||100₮/page||100₮/page 150₮/double page|
|Internet Usage – up to one hour per day||FREE||1000₮/page|
|Internet Usage – more than one hour per day||500₮/page||1000₮/page|
Other Available Equipment
The ACMS is a not-for-profit, academic organization registered in the US and Mongolia. The ACMS is classified as a 501 (c) 3 organization by the IRS. All merchandise and services are offered to facilitate the research work and studies of member and non-member students and scholars. Service fees are used to help cover the costs of the administrative and material expenses associated with providing academic support services.