CAMPUS LIFE

HOUSING

There are five student dormitories – one for international students and scholars with capacity of 160 persons and four others for local students with capacity of 1200 persons. Students from different countries spend their joyful and challenging years of their student’s life with their common goal of studying. It is a safe place to live and rooms are furnished. Student affairs and complaints are resolved by a dormitory manager.

International students contact the Student and Alumni Affairs office and the Registrar Office in advance to arrange a room at the dormitory. As the dormitory for international students has limited number of rooms, earlier booking is advised. The dormitory is guaranteed for government funded students and incoming exchange students. The dormitory is guaranteed for government funded students and inbound exchange students.

Number of person Monthly fee        Room condition Room facilities Common facilities

 

1 person 310.000MNT -two rooms in one block

-shared bathroom (between    2 rooms)

-painted floor without carpet

– bed

– chair

– desk

– wardrobe

– bed set

-shared fridge between two rooms

shared kitchen, shower and laundry

 

2 people /each/ 155.000MNT
3 people /each/ 105.000MNT
Per day 30.000MNT
   

LIBRARY

Established in 1942, the library owns a collection of over 380,000 publication works and a wide range of electronic database. Moreover, it allows the access to international online database with the help of 51 staff members at 15 service branches. The university has one main and three branch libraries.

In the academic year 2017-2018, the Library on its 75th anniversary launched to operate in a brand-new facility with a modern, innovative and convenient design.

In addition, it holds about 1000 CDs, 24 electronic books, 5200 master’s theses, as well as an e-reading room, which has an access to 16 international online databases. One-stop services linked to the library information are also available to the users.

Reading rooms devoted to Natural Science, Humanities and Social Science, as well as Newspaper Reading Rooms, are furnished for group study space where students feel convenience during their study, research work and other extra-curricular development.

The hall for research and foreign books consists of rooms for group work and reading rooms for faculty members. This hall is open to graduate students, faculty members and the staff of the NUM. Book borrowing services are enabled for 1-7 days, whereas the access to master’s and doctoral thesis is only permitted onsite at the library.

On the first floor of the library building you will find a bookstore, a university archive, a reading room for newspapers, a NUM museum, a NUM brand shop and a coffee shop. There are also some modern lecture-and workshop rooms and modern laboratory, all furnished with innovative equipment. Teachers, staff and students of NUM access the library or register for electronic books with their ID card.

FACILITIES AND SERVICES

Airport pick up

As part of the service the Office of Student and Alumni can arrange pick up from Chinggis Khaan International Airport and place you to student dormitory. This service is free of charge to new enrolled students and must be booked in advance of your date of arrival.

Health insurance

All students must be thoroughly examined before they arrive in Mongolia. The medical form must be completed by a medical doctor. For International students it is advised to have a full medical check-up before the arrival in Mongolia. The medical form must be completed by a doctor in advance. In addition, it is recommended to have accident and health insurance during their stay in Mongolia. In case of accident or serious health problems and if you are insured, the treatment is covered by an insurance company. As a student, the health insurance contribution of 59000 MNT is charged per year. If you have health insurance from the district health insurance authority, free emergency service, medical check-up and treatment are offered at district hospitals and if necessary diagnosis and treatment at specialized hospitals of Mongolia such as the Central University Hospital. The NUM has its own Health Center where free medical service is offered to all students.

MONEY AND BANKING

It is advised to open a bank account shortly after arrival in order to be able to receive the grant/scholarship they are entitled to. To open a bank account, you will need your passport and residential address in Ulaanbaatar.

ATM: Mongolian bank cards and international VISA and MASTER cards can be used in the ATM machines that are located around the town. Credit and debit cards are accepted at main banks, large hotels and most shopping centers and restaurants.

TRANSPORTATION AND BUSES

The best thing about Ulaanbaatar is that it is easy to travel on public transport. Busses, city trains and taxis usually run regularly and on time. The tariffs are affordable. The buses and light rail vehicles leave at 06:00am and stop at 10:00pm. All buses are numbered according to their routes, yet only labeled in Mongolian, thus finding the right bus could be difficult and confusing. Normally a single bus ticket costs 500 MNT for a regular bus ride and a “U-money” card is used. The card reader on the bus automatically deducts the fare from your card, and you can charge the card at a stand or in stores on-site. For students there is the possibility to use a discounted ” U-money ” card. The scope of service is 22 times free of charge per month. The city traffic office automatically launches student “U-money” card on the 1st day of each month. The validity period extends from September to January in winter semester and from February to June in summer semester. During the lecture-free period in summer months of July and August, there is no student “U-money” card. The order runs 2 times in the academic year, beginning of the respective semester. Each student voluntarily decides whether or not to buy discounted ” U-money ” card. The discounted ” U-money ” card can be ordered through the Student and Alumni Affairs Office at NUM.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT OFFICE

The International Student Office is a student- centered office that supports academic and social activities at the NUM and maintaining integrity of academic policies and guidelines. It is the focal point of all international students which provides service related to support student’s life during their studies such as assist students with dormitories, organize orientation for new students, organize various academic, cultural, entertainment events oriented at international students.

MENTOR STUDENTS

Mentor student is a platform matching international students and local students for a buddy program. After matching them, international students can benefit from a personalized welcome phase, through a privileged contact with their mentor, and therefore receive enhanced support for administrative procedures, personalized visits of the city and place of study/work. To sum up they are supported whenever needed. Mentor students’ objectives are: to improve the integration of students doing their academic exchange abroad; to internationalize campuses and local student life, while easing interactions, open mindsets and increasing mutual understanding; to strengthen partnerships welcoming international students (universities and associations) and allow them to develop long-lasting relationships between students.

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ACTIVITIES

The NUM organizes various events and activities to bring together international and Mongolian students and to assist international students to adjust to university life and to experience nomadic lifestyle, culture, history, Mongolian cuisine and nature.

Event Date Information
Orientation day October/March Inform new students on NUM, campus, study plan etc.
International Students Greetings Day November First leisure time event for international students. Exchange students introduce about their home universities.
International Greetings Day December New Year celebration event
International Cultural Day April Students
Mongolian Language Contest November/April Assist international students in getting acquainted with Mongolian language
Assessment about “Teaching Mongolian language to international students” May Mongolian language department
Snow Day December Leisure time event
Cultural Day November Leisure time event
Sport Day November Leisure time event
International Students Day November Annual celebration day
A day to experience nomadic culture May Experience nomadic lifestyle, culture and history
Graduation ceremony January/June Certificates/diplomas award ceremony