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 11th Edition, so far DocNomads had enrolled students from 77 nationalities: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrein, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, The Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Venezuela, 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 11th Edition)

Aliaksandr Tsymbaliuk Belarus
Anastasia Koutsonanou Greece
Andrea Suwito Indonesia
Antonio Mariño Lizarazo Colombia
Anvar Nijemčević Bosnia-Herzegovina
Debashis Das Bangladesh
Dorian Riviére France
Giulianna Camarena Montenegro Peru
Iuliia Kushnarenko Russia
Jake Bellew USA
Jesse John Saidu Nigeria
Kaitlin Harlow USA
Ketevani Kapanadze Georgia
Lucien Easton Sweden
Maria Wulff Christensen Denmark
Mariana Longaray Moraga Brazil
Marta Smerechynska Ukraine
Norman Vega Hernandez Nicaragua
Polina Melnik Russia
Thais Fernandes Brazil
Vedika Kruti India
Violeta Mora Acosta Honduras
Zane Sabule Latvia
Zlata Veresniak Ukraine


The next call will open in October 2023.

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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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