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 8th Edition, so far DocNomads had enrolled students from 67 nationalities: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, 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, Tanzania, The Netherlands, 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 8th Edition)

Abraham Escobedo Salas Mexico
Aman Wadhan India
Andrés Silva Polanco Guatemala
Anna Gyimesi Hungary
Cyrielle Gnignipoutya Cameroon
Eduardo Oliveira Brazil
Eneos Çarka Albania
Faizan Ali Pakistan
Farah Hasanbegović Bosnia-Herzegovina
Jethro Westraad South Africa
Jocelyn Tarnate Philippines
José Luis Perez Martinez Mexico
Kristen van Schie South Africa
Luciana Lopez Schütz Argentina
Lukas Berger Austria
Mariana Castiñeiras Uruguay
Neema Ngelime Tanzania
Ning Cai China
Obaid Mustafa Pakistan
Prithvi Chahal India
Suraj Bhattarai Bhutan
Taymour Boulos Lebanon
Trung Pham Quang Vietnam
Valentina Pelayo Atilano Mexico


Call for Application to the 2021-2023 (tenth) edition is closed.

The next call will open in October 2021.

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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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