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 6th Edition, so far DocNomads had enrolled students from 59 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, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, The Netherlands, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, 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 6th Edition)

Ahsan Yunus Pakistan
Ananthakrishnan Pillai India
Areeb Hashmi India
Charlotte Muller France
Clare Edlund USA
Domenico Centrone Italy
Hanna Hovitie Finland
Ho-Lo Wang Taiwan
Laura Taillefer Vińas Spain
Luisa de Mello Brazil
Mirna Everhard Netherlands
Mónica Bustamante Castrillón Colombia
Natalie Rebeiz Lebanon
Karoliina Gröndahl Finland
Pilar Bebea Zamorano Spain
Rebecca Taouk Lebanon
Waleed Almadani United Arab Emirates
Weronika Jurkiewicz Poland
Yvonne Nouwen Netherlands


Call for Application to the 2018-2020 (seventh) edition is open.

The application submission is exclusively online. Only documents submitted via the DocNomads website are accepted.

Deadline for application: January 11th 2018.

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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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