Mongolian University of Science and Technology

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Mongolian University of Science and Technology
Монгол Улсын Шинжлэх ухаан, технологийн их сургууль
Mongolian Technology and Science University.jpg
Type Public (National)
Established 1950
Undergraduates ~20,000 (2006)
Postgraduates ~5000 (2006)
Location Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Website www.must.edu.mn

The Mongolian University of Science and Technology , often referred to as MUST; Mongolian: Шинжлэх Ухаан, Технологийн Их Сургууль, was founded in 1969 as a part of the National University of Mongolia with 5 faculties and 13 departments and named the Polytechnical Institute. The Mongolian University of Science and Technology, one of the leading state universities in the country, is situated on its extensive campuses in Ulaanbaatar City, Darkhan, Erdenet, Uvurkhangai, and Sukhbaatar provinces. Among universities of technology and science in Asia, it was placed 7th in 2002.

It is also one of the largest centers for scientific and cultural exchanges in Mongolia. Approximately two-thirds of all academically educated Mongolians have graduated from MUST.

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MUST is made up of seventeen professional schools, colleges and 3 research institutes and 36 experimental and technology centers whose faculty offer educational opportunities to students ranging from first-year undergraduates through doctoral-level candidates in engineering, technology, and others.

Currently about 22000 students including international students are enrolling and enjoying life at the university, and 120 professors and over thousand staff is engaged in student training, educational and research activities, university administration and management.

The academic activities in the University abides by the list of training fields made by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia, and according to the training programms and curricula designed for Doctor Degree (Doctor of Philosophy – Ph.D.), Master's degree (Master of Arts – M.A., Master of Science – M.Sc., Master of Engineering –M.Eng., Master of Computer Science – M.CS., Master of Public Administration – M.BA, Master of Industrial Management – M.IM, Master of Information technology –M.IT) and in bachelor's degree (Bachelor of Arts – B.A., Bachelor of Science – B.Sc., Bachelor of Engineering – B.Eng., Bachelor of Computer Science – B.CS., Bachelor of Public Administration – B.PA, Bachelor of Business Administration – B.BA, Bachelor of Industrial Management – B.IM, Bachelor of Information Technology – B.IT).

University for undergraduate or postgraduate study find the quality of both teaching and research is very high. Students are basically free to select any numbers of courses across the gamut of fields of their study so that they can engage in extensive and interdisciplinary study of their own particular interest. In order to meet the needs of community and society, the University organizes two forms of training for the undergraduate level as regular full-time training and in-service training.

The main thrust at Mongolian University of Science and Technology is on goal-oriented research and development (R&D) relevant to the country’s needs. The University is setting up linkages between the University and industry both in the public and private sectors and to facilitate contract research.

The University has academic links and exchange programs with more than 120 institutions from more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia and Pacific region, Canada and America. The University has become a member of a number of international associations and organizations such as International Association of Universities (IAU), International Association for the Exchange Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE), Eurasia Pacific University Network (UNINET), Akkreditierungsagentur fuer Studiengaenge der Ingenieurwissenschaften der Informatik, der Naturwissenschaften und der Mathematik e.V. (ASIIN), Akkreditierungsverbund fuer Ingenieurstudiengaenge e.V. (AVI), etc.

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It has cooperation agreements with more than 100 academic and research centers all over the world.

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Coordinates: 48°32′19″N 107°32′39″E / 48.53861°N 107.54417°E / 48.53861; 107.54417