Facts and Figures

Founded in 2013, GMIT is committed to serving Mongolia by educating highly qualified, socially responsible, internationally recognized technology experts and by advancing research and innovation for the benefit of society. It is guided by German excellence in science and technology and has a firm grounding in Mongolia's culture and heritage. Teaching and research are characterized by strong practice-orientation and dedication to foster creative, critical thinking.


Oct 2011

The founding of the German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology was agreed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj.

Dec 2012

After design development and upon agreement on the concept of the new University, the Memorandum of Understanding on establishing GMIT was signed between the Ministry of Education and Science of Mongolia and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ).

Mar 2013

GMIT was established pursuant to resolution No95 of the Government of Mongolia.

May 2013

Joint Statement 'Establishing the German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology as part of the development cooperation between the Government of Mongolia and the Federal Republic of Germany' was signed between the Ministry of Education and Science of Mongolia and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Sept 2013

 GMIT started its First Academic Year with the official Opening Ceremony in Ulaanbaatar.

Sept 2014

 GMIT celebrated the opening of the new campus in Nalaikh and the start of the first Bachelor programs.

Oct 2015

 The German president Joachim Gauck visit GMIT and talked with students and professors.

Sept 2017

 The first Master program started at GMIT.

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Facts and Figures (Academic Year 2017/18)



Male students


Female students


Student to faculty ratio




Living on Campus

95% of all students are living on campus. Visiting lectures and professors live in general on campus, too.


58 academic and administrativ staff are working at GMIT.

International staff

5 full-time instructors (incl. professors) from abroad are teaching GMIT's students. In addition, visiting professors and short-term lecturers are regulary teaching at GMIT.

Academic staff

29 professors, lecturers, researcher and assistants are working in the 2 faculties.

Ongoing research projects