Who Can Apply

Applicants background

DOC NOMADS Erasmus Mundus Masters Course is aimed to students from all over the world with a BA degree in Film Studies, in Arts or in Media Communication studies.

Other degrees may be accepted from applicants with a convincing artistic portfolio.

Currently in its 5th Edition, so far DocNomads had enrolled students from 57 nationalities: Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Mexico, Moldova, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

DocNomads provides the rare privilege of bringing together, for some time, a close community of people from diverse cultures and varied backgrounds, individual voices and particular visions. 

We consider this aspect to be one of the best assets of the program, which certainly augments the unique experience of being part of it.


Applicants profile

The Academic Board of DOC NOMADS is looking for students who are:

  • active, enthusiastic, and curious
  • creative, supportive, and capable of team work
  • resilient, tolerant and open to criticism
  • socially minded, empathetic, and ethically aware
  • seeking artistic independence and a personal voice

DocNomads is quite an intensive study program, demanding much study and many work hours, while constantly pushing students to face new experiences. 

Its challenging curriculum is aimed at students committed to taking advantage of the learning opportunities provided, in order to achieve and improve upon specialized skills, both in terms of theoretical knowledge of creative documentary and through practical training within this multifarious discipline. 


Recently Admitted Students (DN 5th Edition)

Ali Shahmohammadi Iran
Angie Obeid Lebanon
Antoine Fontaine France
Audy Zandri Indonesia
Aylin Gökmen Switzerland
Beatriz Moreira Brazil
Christina Zachariades USA
Claudia Dijkkamp Netherlands
David Reed South Africa
Debbie Onuoha Ghana
Ekaterine Tsotsoria Georgia
Hosein Jalilvand Iran
Khosro Khosravi Iran
Kopal Joshy India
Mohammad Jabbari Iran
Nicholas Stahl USA
Nino Gogua Georgia
Oktay Namazov Azerbaijan
Oleksandr Soldatov Ukraine
Pedro Câmara Brazil
Quan Nguyen Vietnam
Ross McClean Ireland
Setareh Evazi Iran
Srinivas Sanikommu India
Tarsila Nakamura Brazil
Tomiris Orozoeva Kyrgyzstan
Yimeng Zhang China
Zilong Yao China


Call for Application to the 2017-2019 (sixth) edition is now closed.

New call will be launched later this year.

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DOC NOMADS Erasmus Mundus Masters Course is aimed to students from all over the world with a BA degree in Film Studies, in Arts or in Media Communication studies.

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The DOC NOMADS EMMC has three full partners and enjoys the backing of 19 European and non-European associated members.

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