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About the program

The Youth Leadership Program (YLP) is an annual eight-month-long program designed to develop the self-management and leadership skills of Mongolian young professionals. Representatives of the young professionals selected for this program will develop themselves according to the prepared program. In addition, young people with a desire to make a positive difference in society meet mentors and leaders who can help them thrive, and gain a better understanding of social and other issues facing the world and Mongolia.

The program, which has been running successfully since 2003, now has more than 360 alumni in its ranks.

Established year:


Age limit:

under 25

Number of participants:




Program registration 2021


Frequently asked questions

The program is open to anyone under the age of 25 who holds a bachelor’s degree. We aim to include talented youth who can represent as many sectors as possible.

If you want to participate in the program, you need to fill out an online application and if you pass the first round, you will be invited to a one-on-one interview with the program coordinators.

The program consists of lectures, dialogues, training, thematic study tours, and team social projects, and takes place once or twice a week during non-working hours. An important part of the program is the community project, so participants are encouraged to manage their time and actively take part.

The program participants will be selected in two stages. The members of the commission will get acquainted with the online applications submitted in the first stage. Finally, 20-25 participants will be selected after the second round of interviews based on their willingness to take part in the program and their potential to learn from it. 

  • Improve teamwork, project implementation, and leadership skills
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the challenges in Mongolian society 
  • A Young Leadership Program certificate will be awarded
  • Join the ranks of talented graduates who have participated in the program; create professional connections with people in various industries.

The Youth Leadership Program is free of charge for selected participants and active engagement in program activities and training is sufficient.

The Youth Leadership Program is open to youths who have recently graduated from university as it is a program for young professionals who want to develop their leadership skills as soon as they start their professional careers.


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