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National University of Mongolia

National University of Mongolia
Монгол Улсын Их Сургууль
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ᠣᠯᠣᠰ ᠣᠨ
ᠶᠡᠬᠡ
ᠰᠣᠷᠭᠠᠭᠣᠯᠢ
Motto Эрдмийн хэт цахиваас, хөгжлийн гал бадармой
From education, the flame of progress flourishes
Established 1942
Type National university
President Bat-Erdene.R
Academic staff
589[1]
Undergraduates 8,556[2]
Postgraduates 1,461[3]
431[4]
Other students
222 international students[5]
Location Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Campus Ulaanbaatar (main)
Zavkhan (foreign languages)
Orkhon (economics)
Khovd (pedagogy)
Colors Blue     
Nickname МУИС (MUIS)
Affiliations CMUC, IAU, UMAP, CIEE, EAUN
Website num.edu.mn

The National University of Mongolia (Mongolian: Монгол Улсын Их Сургууль, Mongol Ulsyn Ikh Surguuli, abbreviated NUM or MUIS) is the oldest university in Mongolia. This public university is named after Marshal Khorloogiin Choibalsan and hosts twelve schools and faculties in Ulaanbaatar, and runs branches in the Zavkhan and Orkhon Aimags. Approximately one third of the academically educated Mongolians have graduated from NUM.

Mongolia's first secondary school was established in 1921. It was hence necessary to bring in an academic institution at an even higher level. In 1942, the Government put forth Mongolia's first university, the National University of Mongolia, with the first students graduating in 1946. During socialism, the University served as a training center for the party elite. Education was paid for and strictly controlled by the state. After democratization, it gradually changed into a more modern university. In 1995, it started to offer bachelor's, master's, and PhD programs.

In 2006, there were 12,000 students enrolled, including 2,000 graduate students. The university offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate programs, mostly in Mongolian.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Schools and faculties 2
    • Main faculties 2.1
    • Main faculties 2.2
  • Memberships and cooperations 3
  • Notable faculty 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

The National University of Mongolia was established on October 5, 1942, as the first modern university in Mongolia. The faculties were initially Pedagogy, Medicine, and Veterinarian Sciences. Agriculture, Natural Sciences, Mongolian Studies, Foreign Languages, as well as research activities were added shortly thereafter. Part of its operation were supported by staff and materials provided by the Soviet Union.

National University of Mongolia

Some of these initial faculties spun off into separate universities, including the Agricultural University in 1958, the Medical University in 1961, as well as the Technical University and the University of Humanities in 1982.

In 1942, 93 students and 53 students enrolled to the preparation course in the University, and the first graduation was held in 1946, with 35 students.

In 1959, the rectorate of the university was changed to the Mongolian party. Namsrain Sodnom, a graduate of the university, was appointed as the first Mongolian president, while Ts. Sürenkhorloo was appointed as the vice-president for academic affairs.

In 1947, a postgraduate faculty was founded in order to prepare university lecturers and scientists.

In 1994, 13 students were awarded master's degrees. In 1997, the department of postgraduate affairs was established with the purpose to increase the number of postgraduate students.

Schools and faculties

Main faculties

Main faculties

Memberships and cooperations

NUM is a member of the following organizations:

It has cooperation agreements with more than 129 academic and research centers all over the world.

Notable faculty

References

  1. ^ [6]. Statistics of NUM.
  2. ^ [7]. Statistics of NUM.
  3. ^ [8]. Statistics of NUM.
  4. ^ [9]. Statistics of NUM.
  5. ^ [10]. Statistics of NUM.

External links

  • Official website
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