Who Can Apply

Applicants background

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

Other degrees (of at least EQF Level 6) may be accepted from applicants with a convincing artistic portfolio.

Currently in its 7th Edition, so far DocNomads had enrolled students from 60 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, Morocco, 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 7th Edition)

Alexander Sussmann Germany
Alexandra Iakovleva Russia
Andres Cornejo Pinto Ecuador
Anna Artemyeva Russia
Bakar Cherkezishvili Georgia
Bálint Bíró Hungary
Carlotta Solari Belgium
Conrado Hayashida Brazil
Daniela Silva Solorzano Mexico
Diego de Carvalho Brazil
Ha Thu Do Vietnam
Hernan Baron Camacho Colombia
Kanykei Orozoeva Kyrgyzstan
Lilian Schanaider Brazil
Danial Shah Pakistan
Nicolle Real Enderica Ecuador
Nora Ananyan Armenia
Olga Lucovnicova Moldova
Rajae Bouardi Morocco
Raydrick Feliciana Netherlands
Sarah Khalid Pakistan
Siddharth Govindan India
Weiran Li China
Zsófia Paczolay Hungary


Call for application to the 2019-2021 (eighth) edition is closed.

New call for 2020-2022 will open in October 2019.

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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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