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Ready for the fifth edition, the Master in High Performance Computing is an innovative specialization program that prepares students for exciting careers... Read more
A new study by SISSA brings a new twist to the problem and suggests that the DNA propensity to be supercoiled, just like telephone cords, can come to the rescue.  These coils can keep DNA knots locked... Read more
A sophisticated atomic-level computer simulation has allowed researchers from SISSA and the National Research Centre (CNR-IOM - Institute for Materials Manufacturing) to shed light, for the first time, on the function of an important biological system called spliceosome, which works as a Read more
The ICTP Prize has been awarded to Emilio Kropff, a neuroscientist from Argentina. The Prize recognizes Kropff’s outstanding contributions to neurosciences... Read more
«It is a great honour for me to receive this award. I see it as an acknowledgement for my research, but also for SISSA, the institute where I have worked for many years and which has given me the opportunity to carry out my studies in the best possible way... Read more
SISSA offers 2 fellowships in the framework of an "Advanced Training Programme" leading to a fast track PhD in connection with the Inter-University Master course in Physics jointly delivered by the Universities of Trieste and Udine ... Read more


ESOF: Toulouse passes the torch to Trieste

On July 14 Trieste will officially receive the mandate to organize the next EuroScience Open Forum edition in 2020! 
The ceremony will take place  in the frame of ESOF2018 Toulouse.  

Happy birthday SISSA!

The great adventure which led SISSA to become a prestigious international scientific institution began on 6 March 1978 by Presidential Decree. The numerous awards which it continues to win bear witness to its excellence and to the quality of its research...

SISSA Manifesto on the Role of Women Networks in Research

On its 40th Anniversary SISSA publishes the Manifesto on the Role of Women Networks in Research signed by internationally acclaimed female researchers and delegates of several women networks in science...


Giulio Regeni was a scientist like us. We hope his cruel death may serve to focus our attention on the need to respect human rights.

On Thursday 5 July 5 2018, the SIAM SISSA Colloquia 2018 will take place at SISSA room 128, starting from 5 pm.

The Soroptimist Club of Trieste offers a grant of 6000 euros to a female student wishing to follow a STEM course at University of Trieste in the 2018- 2019 Academic Year.

The Research Hub by Electrolux Professional offers a 3-year scholarship at SISSA for a doctoral student placement in Electrolux Professional’s Global R&D.


July 5, 2018 - 21:00 to 22:30
“La Conquista delle Felicità – dialogo tra Bertrand Russel e Cassiopea” A show by Trento Spettacoli in SISSA Amphitheater
June 28, 2018 - 21:00 to 22:30
Ariella Reggio in “Il Fuoco del Radio – dialoghi con Madame Curie” A show by La Contrada, Teatro stabile di Trieste, in SISSA Amphitheater
June 21, 2018 - 19:30 to 21:00
“Forma, Metro, Misura - melodie tra canto e scienza” A concert by Sedicetto of PoliEtnico, the choir of the "Politecnico di Torino" in SISSA Amphitheater      
June 15, 2018 - 14:30 to 20:00
A full afternoon of seminars, tours and intercative activities on the sense of taste to celebrate the School's 40th Anniversary with the SISSA personnel, their families...


Square metres Park

PhD Students

PhD students (1978-2016)