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 10th Edition, so far DocNomads had enrolled students from 69 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, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Nepal, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, 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 10th Edition)

Ali Taheri Bahrein
Ana-Maria Vijdea Romania
Anastasia Nekrasova Russia
Angeline Teh Malaysia
Catarina Couto Gonçalves Portugal
Clara Baj France
Habiba Ali Egypt
Iqran Rasheed Pakistan
Jeremy Luke Bolatag Philippines
João Pedro Borsani Brazil
Juan Nasra Argentina
Luis Sosa Gil Mexico
Madina Bektemirova Kazakhstan
Manna Duk Netherlands
Mantra Watsa India
Montserrat Mancilla Arenalles Guatemala
Mukul Haloi India
Otávio Almeida Brazil
Ruslan Fiadotau Belarus
Sachin Yaduvanshi India
Santiago Caicedo Torres Colombia
Siddhant Sarin India
Viktor Németh Hungary
Xun Yuan China


Call for Application to the 2022-2024 (eleventh) edition is closed.

The next call will open in October 2022.

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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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