The Summer School for the Young Mongolists annually hosted by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science together with the National Association for Mongol Studies and the Mongolian State University of Education made its opening today on June 21, 2012.
The Summer School is directed to promote the solidarity between different nationalities and develop Mongol studies in the world. This year the Summer School is being organized for its 10th year and will continue through June 21 till July 14, 2012. A total of 24 young Mongol study
researchers from 7 countries including the USA, Russian Federation, Republic of Poland, People’s Republic of China, Japan, Republic of Korea and the Republic of Turkey are participating in the 2012 Summer School, where respective teachers and scientists from the Science Academy, National University of Mongolia, the Mongolian State University of Education and the Mongolian State University of Agriculture will conduct lessons on Mongolian history, religion, folklore, archeology and nomadic culture.
Also, within the frame of the cultural activities of the summer school program, the students will have a tour to Erdene Zuu
monastery in Kharkhorin sum of Uvurkhangai
aimag and historical monuments of Orkhon valley, will travel through the Khushuu Tsaidam area of Arkhangai
aimag and enjoy the National Naadam Festival
, also visiting the National History Museum and the exhibition of precious old books and sutras stored at the Central Library. On the last day of the summer school the young researchers will deliver their presentations on their research works at the Academic Conference of Young Mongolists.
The first Summer School for the Young Mongolists was organized in 2003 and since then it has been held in Mongolia on an annual basis. Since then the Summer School has successfully hosted for more than 220 young scientists and researchers from 16 countries across the globe.