Skip to content Skip to navigation
SISSA scientists played an important part in winning the Gruber Cosmology Prize 2018, the prestigious award recently assigned to the Planck experiment... Read more
In line with the human and social values that have characterized SISSA from the very beginning, the School organizes a charity dinner for the SISSA people on Friday 25 May. The dinner is part of the celebrations of SISSA 40th Anniversary. Read more
A study by SISSA shows that, differently from younger individuals, centenarians recognise natural foods more accurately than processed foods, because they have eaten them with greater frequency during their lifetime... 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


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 and education.

SISSA Colloquia

As part of the celebration of the School’s 40th anniversary, SISSA is planning this year a series of Colloquia with outstanding scientists. These events are intended as a moment of interdisciplinary exchange and a way to reaffirm the sense of belonging to the community.

Departments of excellence according to MIUR: clean sweep for SISSA
Great success for SISSA (International Advanced Studies Institute) in the selection of the 180 best university departments in Italy which will receive valuable funding to strengthen the quality of research in Italian academia.


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.

Andrea Piccaluga, Professor of Management Innovation and Director of the Institute  of Management at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, will give a seminar entitiled "The valorisation of public research in Italy: numbers, examples, proposals” on 30 May 2018. Prof.

The presentation of Campus Party will take place at SISSA in Room 004 on 31 March from 2 to 3 pm. SISSA is an official partner of Campus Party initiative.

On Thursday 15 March, world-class researchers in neurodegenerative diseases will share and discuss the latest results on the role of different protein such as Abeta, alpha-synuclein, tau and prion protein in neurodegenerative diseases.


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...
May 30, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:30
Andrea Piccaluga, Professor of Management Innovation and Director of the Institute of Management at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa,  will give a seminar entitled "The...
May 24, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:00
The latest book by Paolo Giordano – Strega literary award winner in 2008 and teacher of creative writing at SISSA Master’s course in Science Communication "Franco...

Technical Staff

PhD students (1978-2016)

Square metres Park

PhD Students