The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Mongolia

Show in front


Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Orientation Information

As part of your Fulbright grant, you are required to attend a virtual Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) from June 10-13, 2024. The PDO will provide sessions and activities to help you prepare for your upcoming experience. You will receive an email in mid-May that will direct you to the PDO website where you can register for the event. If you have any questions regarding the PDO, please email

Contact Information

Public Affairs Section
U.S. Embassy
Denver Street #3, 11th Micro-District
Ulaanbaatar 14190, Mongolia

Sarah H. Thompson,
Public Diplomacy Officer
Tel: +976-7007-6079
Cell: +976-9990-1563

Saruul Khishigsuren, Fulbright U.S. Student Programs Coordinator
Tel: +976-7007-6182
Cell: +976-9905-2911

Tserendagva Badarch, Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Coordinator
Tel: +976-7007-6296
Cell: +976-9990-3801

John S. Brown, Public Affairs Officer
Tel: +976-7007-6078
Cell: +976-9490-1517

U.S. Citizen Services
Embassy 24/7 Duty Phone for Emergency: +976-9904-1956

Please note: It is highly recommended that you call the U.S. Embassy upon arrival to let them know you are in-country.

Country Information

Alum Contacts

We invite you to contact these Fulbright alumni for questions or advice prior to your grant. They can be an excellent resources for unofficial questions – what type of clothing to bring, how to open a bank account, and more.

William Taylor, Postdoctoral Researcher
Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History

Join Fulbrighter, the Fulbright Program’s exclusive platform for current and former participants. Expand your network, meet program alums, and become part of a vibrant global community!


All Disciplines

All applicants must meet the Program eligibility requirements (click to review the requirements).

Visit our Scholar Directory to view and search all Fulbright alumni. You can also learn more about Fulbright Alumni Ambassadors.

Fulbright scholars will teach and/or conduct their own research, work collaboratively with new colleagues at the host institution, engage with students, and become involved in the local community. Applicants may propose teaching projects, research projects, or a combination of both in a range of subject areas relevant to Mongolia, the United States, or U.S.-Mongolia relations. Scholars may also

Continue reading All Disciplines