Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture
Dr Dorjsuren Uranchimeg is an Associate Professor of the Mongolian State University of Arts and Culture (MSUAC), where she was employed since 2013 as a Dean of the School of Fine Arts and Design.
As Dean, she has been actively involved in numerous international and domestic projects, aiming to develop fine arts and design education in Mongolia at an international level.
As proof of her successful work in this direction, we could name several initiatives implemented under Dr Uranchimeg’s supervision such as, a joint Mongolia-Russian project of petroglyphs (2014), which was approved by the both governments and implemented in 2015-2017 with the funding support from the Science and Technology Fund of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of Mongolia and the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia. As part of this project she wrote and published three books:“Arshaan Had’ (2015), “Mongolia Altai” (2016), and “Russian Altai” (2017).
In 2016, she initiated and organised another joint project on “World Fairy Tales” that was supported, approved and jointly funded by the Alliance Francaise and Goethe Institute of Germany. Thanks to the success of the project, it continued in 2018 as the “Smart Fashion Design” project.
To support the development of contemporary art in Mongolia, Dr Uranchimeg set up a photo laboratory that aims to promote a new art photography professional educational training at MSUAC. The project funding was confirmed by GI and it started in September 2018 in collaboration with the Berlin University of Popular Art and Dortmund University of Applied Science and Art in Germany.
Since 2014, in collaboration with the University of Applied Arts of Vienna, Dr Uranchimeg initiated and implemented annual field expeditions and training programmes for conservation and restoration with support from the Cultural Heritage Centre of Mongolia.
Dr Uranchimeg’ s academic work is well-known in Mongolia and abroad. Since 2015 she is an editorial member of the international online journal “The Art of Euro-Asia”, and in 2016 she was a jury member of NEU NOW Festival in Visual Art in Europe.
She attended the 7th and 8th editions of ELIA Academy in 2015 and 2017 and took part in the ELIA Biennial Conference held in Florence in 2016. Dr Uranchimeg participated in the EQ – Arts Expert Training in Prague held in 2016.
Dr Uranchimeg participated in ALIA conferences held in Japan, Taiwan and Malaysia during 2014-2017. In 2018, she also participated in the High Education for Tomorrow training program in Hong Kong organised by the Asian Development Bank.
Dr Uranchimeg is fluent in Mongolian, Russian, German and English.