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Moving through cosmic forests and spider webs in deep space in search of answers on the origin of the Cosmos ... Read more
SISSA Colloquia are back on Wednesday 25 September with a talk by Roberta Sinatra of ITU Copenhagen... Read more
A man holding a flashlight against the night sky. Very high impact.
In the last few years, especially after di introduction of new evaluation criteria, more ‘missions’ have been assigned to Universities. Among those, the goal of interacting with society to generate impact has been called “third mission”. But does this variety of missions actually exists? Read more
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The fifth edition of School of Neuroethics, entitled “Emotions, language  self-control. Neurosciences, cognitive sciences, ethics and clinic of dependencies ” will be held in Trieste from 16 to 18 of September. The focus of the school will be... Read more
Theoretical physicists from SISSA and the University of California at Davis lay brand new foundations to such a fundamental process as heat transport in materials, which finally allow crystals, polycrystalline solids... Read more
Researchers have, for the first time, identified the sufficient and necessary conditions that the low-energy limit of quantum gravity theories must satisfy to preserve the main features of the Unruh effect.   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.

forDoc, Borsa del Placement  - forDOC is the national event that allows you to get in touch with companies interested in recruiting doctoral students and graduates.

In memory of Styra Campos Goldstein, Soroptimist International 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 2019- 2020 Academic Year.

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


November 12, 2019 to November 13, 2019
The field of Artificial Intelligence has now reached a stage in which it can proficiently cross-talk with hard sciences, like mathematics and theoretical physics. This...
September 27, 2019 to September 29, 2019
Three days of talks, round tables and open-air laboratories for the eight edition of Trieste Next, entitled “Big Data, Deep Science: il futuro della scienza e degli...
September 25, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:30
A special seminar by Riccardo Pietrabissa, Rector of the IUSS University School for Advanced Studies Pavia and Vice President of CNR Scientific Council, to reflect on...
September 25, 2019
A talk by Roberta Sinatra of IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) on success in science and art as a way to testing our ability to measure and predict success. Sinatra will...

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