Public universities and colleges to be developed as academic-research-industrial complexesSociety
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ At the Cabinet’s regular meeting on September 15, it was decided to develop public universities and colleges as academic-research-industrial complexes in rural areas to create leading national universities and colleges with internationally recognized curriculums.
Minister of Education and Science L.Enkh-Amgalan was instructed to take the following actions:
-To develop public universities in Darkhan-Uul aimag as academic-research-industrial complexes,
-To develop universities of technology in Orkhon aimag as academic-research-industrial complexes of engineering and technology,
-To open a university of geology, mining, and technology as a branch of the Mongolian University of Science and Technology in Umnugobbi aimag,
-To align the plans to establish academic-research-industrial complexes in the abovementioned three aimags with the local characteristics and regional development concepts when developing them with the Mongolian State University of Life Sciences, Mongolian University of Science and Technology, and the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences,
-To improve the curriculums of rural universities and colleges and provide their academics with handheld computers in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance to support distance learning,
-To develop and implement student loan, tuition relief, and scholarship programs for students to study in rural areas together with the university and local authorities,
-To improve social security for academics and provide healthy and safe learning and living environment for students.
-To address issues regarding housing of academics and students with the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development and the Ministry of Finance.