PhD positions

Every year the Astrophysics group hires 5/6 students to attend a three to four years PhD programme of study and research. The students are selected according to their academic record and an oral test.

The entrance examinations for the academic year will be usually set in the middle of April (first session) and in the first weeks of October (second session). For all details and recent updates please refer to the announcement here.

SISSA makes a contribution towards the travel expenses for attending the exam. For details see the admission page or write to [javascript protected email address].

Application deadlines, dates and number of available positions of the entrance examinations are periodically posted on the PhD announcements webpage, where you can also download the application forms.

Undergraduate fellowships

Every year, SISSA offers to students close to their graduation the possibility to work and study at the School's premises and grants scholarships according to their academic curriculum only. The activity will last from one up to twelve months. To the admitted candidates a fellowship of the amount of 500 euros/month will be assigned. A monthly contribution towards living expenses of 300 euros will also be granted to students who are not resident in the Trieste Province. For all details and recent updates please refer to the SISSA undergraduate fellowhips page.

Post-graduate fellowships

Every year, SISSA offers PhD candidates the possibility to spend a period of time at the school with a fellowship of 1000 euros/month and support for the travel expenses. The activity will last from 2 to 12 months. For all details and recent updates please refer to the announcement SISSA postgraduate fellowhips page.

Post-Doc positions

The Astrophysics curricula at SISSA have openings available for postdoctoral research positions to be filled in Fall.

For announcements about postdoctoral fellowships see the SISSA Post-doc announcements page.

Other positions

Announcements about other fellowships or positions can be found in the SISSA announcements page.