Interdisciplinary Field School Program

Open to undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and lifelong learners interested in learning field research techniques and participating in research and activities that highlight the culture, history, and environment of Mongolia.

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The Program will be held July 29 – August 16 2019

Tuition in $2,900 and covers:

  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Instruction
  • Site Visits

A significant number of scholarships of up to $3,500 are available based on merit and need through the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation

Academic credit may be possible for those successfully completing the program. Participants are welcome from all nationalities.


Northern Mongolia Salvage Archaeology and Public Engagement

Dr. Julia Clark of NOMAD Science, who will lead a field archaeology project near Lake Khuvsgul that will combine academic anthropological archaeology with cultural heritage tourism and public anthropology.

Migrants, Migration, and Contemporary Livelihoods in Mongolia

Dr. Holly Barcus of Macalester College, who will lead a study of rural-urban migration in Mongolia exploring both the reasons people move to urban areas and the reasons people choose to remain in rural areas.

Mongolia’s Energy Transition

Dr. Darrin Magee of Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Dr. Charles Krusekopf of Royal Roads University will lead research into Mongolia’s energy systems, with a focus on renewable power development including solar, wind and hydro power for both local and regional use.