Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center
About the Speaker
Dr. Sanjbegz Tumur-Ochir is the president of the National University of Mongolia (NUM). In the recent past, Tumur-Ochir has paid visits to Japan, China, Taiwan, Turkey, and Germany as part of a larger effort to internationalize higher education in Mongolia and to establish stronger links between NUM and other universities around the world. He has initiated a series of lectures at NUM by Nobel laureates and has signed cooperation agreements with Meiji University and the University of Gottingen.
National University of Mongolia is the country’s oldest and only comprehensive university and a leading center of sciences, education and culture. It was established on October 5, 1942 in the capital city Ulaanbaatar with three faculties: Pedagogical, Medical and Veterinary Sciences.