Curriculim Vitae of Batbayar

Name: Tsedendamba BATBAYAR
Date of Birth: December 8, 1957
Place of Birth: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Marital status: Married, two daughters, a son


The School of Oriental Studies, Japanese Studies
Sankt Petersburg  State University,
Years attended: 1976-1981

PhD degree course on Chinese Studies,
The Postgraduate School of the Institute of
Far Eastern Studies, Moscow,
Years attended: 1984-1987


Foreign language:

Proficiency: English, Russian, Japanese, Chinese

Previous occupation

Minister Counselor and Deputy Head of the Mission
Embassy of Mongolia to the PRC
Beijing, China
August, 2009 – February 2013

Department of Policy planning, Monitoring and Information
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
June, 2008-February 2009

Embassy of Mongolia to the PRC
Beijing, China
September 2003-September 2006

Department of Multilateral Cooperation Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mongolia
September 2002- September 2003

Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow
Washington DC, USA
Sept. 2001- May 2002

Director-General, Policy Planning and Coordination Department, Ministry of External Relations,
The Government of Mongolia
December 1998- August 2001
Director, Center of International Studies, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Dec. 1997-
Japan Foundation Fellow
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
September 1996-September 1997

Director, Institute of International and Oriental Studies, Mongolian Academy of
Sciences, 1990-1996

Present Position:

Department of Policy Planning and    
Analysis, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Government of Mongolia
Since February 2013

Permanent affilations:

Chairman of the Board
Mongolian Development Research Center (NGO)
Since March 1998

Research Advisor
Institute of History Mongolian Academy of Sciences

Academic affiliations:

1. Research Professor
    Institute of International Studies
    Mongolian Academy of Sciences

2. Research Adviser
    Institute of Strategic Studies
    Ministry of Defence

Current Address:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs                                  
Government of Mongolia
Phone: 976-11-262524
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Most Recent Works

    Geopolitics and Mongolia’s Search for Post-Soviet
    Identity, “Eurasian Geography and Economics”,
    Vol. XXXXIII, No 4, June 2002, pp. 323-335.

    Mongolian-Russian relations in the Past Decade
    “Asian Survey”, Vol.XLIII, No.6, November/
    December 2003, pp. 951-970.

    Modern Mongolia: A Concise History
    Ulaanbaatar: Center for Scientific and Technological
    Information, second edition, 2002.

    Mongolia and Japan in 1945-1995: A Half century
    “Mongolia in the Twentieth Century: Landlocked
    Cosmopolitan”, Edited by Stephen Kotkin and Bruce A.
    Elleman, M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, New York, 1999
    pp. 163-183

    Mongolian Perspectives on Northeast Asian
    Regional Security and Development,
    “Politics and Economics in Northeast
    Asia: Nationalism and Regionalism in Contention”
    Edited by Tsuneo Akaha, St. Martin’s Press,
    New York, 1999, pp. 207-227

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