Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Dr. phil. Ganchimeg Altangerel

History of Mongolian Studies at Humboldt-Universität | Publications Dr. Ganchimeg Altangerel
Dr. phil. Ganchimeg Altangerel
research assistant
ganchimeg.altangerel.1 (at)

Visiting address
Invalidenstraße 118 , Room 504
Phone number
(030) 2093-66061
(030) 2093-66084
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

Office hours:

Wednesday 4pm-5pm


Areas of Teaching and Research:

  • Languages and Cultures of Mongols
  • The impact of social and climate change on the cultural asset of mobile livestock breeding among the Mongols
  • Changes in family and gender relations among the Mongols


Current Research Project:

  • The settlement patterns of Mongolians: transition from a mobile livestock herding life to an urban way of life from the middle of the 20th century onwards


Completed research projects:

  • The image of Mongolian women taking single mothers in Mongolia as an example

Curriculum Vitae:

  • PhD studies at the Central Asian Seminar, Humboldt University in Berlin:
    "The meaning of my life is my children's future": Living conditions of single mothers in contemporary Mongolia
  • Diploma in Russian Studies from the University of Humanities in Ulaanbaatar as well as a Master's degree in German as a Foreign Language, Central Asian Studies and Educational Sciences from the Humboldt University and Technical University of Berlin