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Down there in the microworld, where the dimensions reach a millionth of a metre, in specific conditions, highly interesting things can occur whose practical applications could expand to the field of nanotechnologies... Read more
Over the past decade, and particularly over the past five years, research at the interface of topology and neuroscience has grown remarkably fast. On Wednesday 29 May, Kathryn Hess Bellwald, mathematician of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne... Read more
As part of UFO project, following the successful 2018 experience, SISSA will host two artistic residencies this year. The first one will be held by Fattoria Vittadini Ballet Company from 20 May to 5 June... Read more
Selective, safe and with a reversible effect: they are the nanomaterials, protagonists of a new study by SISSA which has shed light on their ability to reach specific sites and affect the action of specific brain cells... Read more
As fascinating as it is mysterious, dark matter is one of the greatest enigmas of astrophysics and cosmology. It is thought to account for 90% of the matter in the universe, but its existence has been demonstrated only indirectly and recently called into question. New research... Read more


Collaborations of excellence

SISSA is proud to support the presence of Italian and foreign scientists of renown scientific and cultural level as well as refugee scientists as visiting professors. Through the programme for collaborations of excellence...


Since the set up of the European Research Council in 2007, SISSA has secured 22 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...

SISSA Alumni Society

On the occasion of its 40th Anniversary, the School is pleased to announce the foundation of the SISSA Alumni Society. It is open to all former SISSA students who have completed a PhD course, obtained a MPhil degree, or attended a Master’s degree...


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.

With great sadness we announce the passing of Boris Dubrovin, extraordinary mathematical physicist, a great colleague, and friend, after a protracted illness.

SISSA is one of the partners in the project UBE 2 (Underwater Blue Efficiency 2). The project, which started on 1 December 2018, is led by Monte Carlo Yachts S.p.A. Ube 2 is co-founded by Fondo Europeo per lo Sviluppo Regionale.

This selection procedure is now closed. Information about other recruitment opportunities are available here.


July 8, 2019 - 13:00 to July 12, 2019 - 13:00
A five-day school aimed at providing an overview of reduced order methods with particular emphasis on fluid dynamics problem. After a brief introduction on the different...
May 29, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:00
Kathryn Hess Bellwald of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne will introduce the latest research results at the interface of topology and neuroscience and in...
May 28, 2019 - 09:00 to 13:30
An APRE training workshop by Serena Borgna, National Contact Point Horizon 2020 for ERC - European Research Council, SC2 - Food security, sustainable agriculture and...
May 20, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:30
Marcella Corsi, Professor of Economics at the Sapienza University of Rome, will look into the several mechanisms that tend to (re-)produce gender inequalities in...

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