The world is on the move. The fourth industrial revolution and the associated digitalisation of society have long since begun. Who will determine the new world order? Who will emerge victorious from it? The power struggle to reorder international relations is felt daily and worldwide. Mongolia, too, must determine its foreign policy coordinates and integrate. At this time, it makes sense both to look back and to work out new concepts. Here is a review by a German Mongolist from the perspective of 2016.