Students Assistants

Application assistant

Zsófia Ivanka

Zsofia Ivanka is the main contact of the candidates during the application phase, until the first registration in the 1st semester at Lisbon, also handles the insurance issues between AON and the students.

She studied English Language, Literature and Communication Studies (specialized in film, television, translation and teaching) at the Arts Department of Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba, Hungary (1996 – 2003).

Since 1998 she has worked as a freelancer in several positions, such as teacher of English, translator, editor, photographer, journalist (e.g. at, She worked as the secretary-general at the Association of Hungarian Documentary Directors, Budapest, Hungary (2005 – 2008).

Since 2005 she has been the project assistant for several international projects at the Film Department of University of Theatre and Film Arts in Budapest, where she is also the students admission assistant for DocNomads JMD.

1 st semester/Dublin, IADT

2nd, Hungarian semester/Budapest, SZFE

Mária Sziopisz

Students Office

Mária Sziopisz holds a degree in English language and a MA degree in Hungarian and Russian Language and Literature by the Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.

She teached languages for many years at Zrínyi Mikós Defence University, and was head of the Modern Languages Department at International House Language School Budapest, where she teached and organized training courses of Hungarian for Foreigners.

Since 2007 she has been also the Secretary to the Registrar’s Office at the Film and Media Department at University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE). And since 2012 she is the Students’ Office coordinator and administrator at DocNomads-Budapest.

3rd, Estonian semester/Tallin, BFM