In Hungary, the Dokumentumfilm-rendezõ muvész mesterképzési szak/ Masters in Documentary Film Directing was accredited by the National Accreditation Committee (MAB) in May 2011.
In Portugal, the Masters in Direction for documentary has been officially recognized by the Portuguese Ministry of Science and Higher Education and also by the National Agency for Higher Education Accreditation and Evaluation under Decree n.º 14500/2012, from the 08 of November. This course is also internationally recognized under CILECT (Centre international de liasion des écoles de cinéma et télévision).
In Belgium, the LUCA, College Sint Lukas Brussels already runs a Masters in de audiovisuele kunsten / Masters of Audiovisual arts. The Masters in de audiovisuele kunsten / Masters of Audiovisual arts has been accredited again in 2010 by the Dutch-Flemish accreditation Organisation (NVAO) from 01/09/2011 - 30/09/2017.