The University has been implementing research projects and programs based on international and domestic cooperation and capacity of its teachers since it was established.
Since 1999-2000 academic year, the university had opened the branches of the Colorado State University, USA and the Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University), Russia while it was collaborating with each one to hold the training courses and foreign specialists as teachers or instructors were invited to teach within the 2+2 curriculum considered to be a good start for many young talented people to get the opportunity to gain education abroad.
Nowadays, Ulaanbaatar University is implementing exchange programs and joint projects with approximately 50 schools from USA, Russian Federation, PRC, KR, Japan and German. Particularly, the departments ‘History’, ‘Archaeology’, and ‘Humanity’ are collaborating with the Moscow State University, the Sankt-Petersburg State University of Russia, the ancient technology’s laboratory of the Irkutsk Engineering University, the History department of Buryat State University , RF, Archaeology department of Pittsburg University, USA, the Archaeology department of Kanazawa University, Japan, “Northern Culture Institute” of Dankook University, Korea, and the Archaeology Institutes in cities as Jeyani and Loyan of Xenani province, PRC. The departments ‘Chemistry’ and ‘Biology’ are collaborating with Pedagogical University of Inner Mongolian Autonomic Country, PRC, Chemical Industry Institute of IMAC, Inner Mongolian University, PRC, Biology’s Institute at the Academy of Science, RF and Tokhoky University, Japan and raising teachers or scholars qualification, implementing jointly research projects, conducting international scientific conferences and joint expeditions.
The departments ‘Mongolian language’, ‘Literature’, ‘Journalism’, and ‘General education’ are collaborating with a number of universities such as the National University of Beijing Center , PRC, the National University of Lanijou North Western, the Khukh Nuur University, the Khukh City Pedagogical University, the Sankt-Petersburg State University of Russia, University of Buryat, Osaka University, Japan, Тохоку University, Hiroshima University, Nara University, Kobe University, Hakuho Girls College, Japan, the Dankook University, KR and Deghu University, KR, conducting trainings in Mongolian studies and other professions, teaching professors exchange, raising qualification, publishing research works or books, conferences and workshops.
The departments ‘Mathematical software’ and ‘Physics’ is collaborating with the Japanese companies, Sigma Koki Co.,Ltd., Kasuya Kiko Co.,Ltd. to train the specialists in the laser-optics, as well as with Inner Mongolian Pedagogic University, PRC.
In addition to this, the departments intensify their local cooperation within issues such as Science and Technology’s foundation, Higher Education Reform, solid waste recycling, purifying drinking water, renewable energy, environmental rehabilitation, protection of historical and cultural values and Education standards as well as they hold training and research activities collaborated with many public and private establishments including Institutes of Academy of Science, higher education schools, Standards and Measurement Bureau, Ministry of Nature and Environment Protection, Fresh Water Conservation Center, Ore Dressing Corporation Erdenet, Metallurgical plant in Darkhan, “Life Skills” – MITC, Alcohol &Honey Co., Ltd, APU Co., Ltd., and Teco corporation.
Within the framework of higher education reform, teaching professors and students-scholars of the Chemistry and Biology departments have won 3 projects funded by the Asian Development Bank and have successfully completed and delivered their results.
Teachers of the archaeology’s department has been supporting archaeological rescue-research work projects in Mongolia such as archaeological excavation research to rescue and protect reservoir around the hydro-electric station at the river Egiin, and other bigger archaeological rescue or protection projects at mining and road construction sites. The colleagues are implementing the project “The Deer Stone and Mound Culture” since it could pass muster in the Science Technological Foundation, too.