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 12th Edition, so far DocNomads had enrolled students from 79 nationalities: Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrein, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burundi, 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, Macedonia, 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 12th Edition)

Aishwarya Ashok India
Aiya Akilzhanova Kazakhstan
Ana Barjadze Georgia
Anna Mkrtumyan Armenia
Annette Jacob India
Borbàla Szekeres Hungary
Elizaveta Kozlova Russia
Feroza Gulzar Pakistan
Jean Marie Ndihokubwayo Burundi
Karen Ayach Lebanon
Marie Tsarenkov France
Marta Massa Italy
Martin Herr Hungary
Miguel Molina Ruiz Mexico
Olha Tuharinova Ukraine
Rodolfo Sandino Rossman Nicaragua
Sandra Gjorgieva Macedonia
Saurav Bishwakarma Nepal
Sébastien Willem Belgium
Shaojun Wang China
Minh Thy Hoang Pham Vietnam
Tianji Yu China
Valeriya Kim Kazakhstan
Yeasir Arafat Bangladesh


Call for Application to the 2024-2026 (thirteenth) edition is closed.

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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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