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Physical Cosmology is the success story of modern physics. Observations of the large scale structure of the universe have allowed us to characterize the cosmological model with unprecedented precision. On Wednesday 24 October, Pedro Ferreira of Oxford University will show how... Read more
The school consists of three-day introductory lectures held by SISSA's professors and informal meetings with PhD students. 24 selected students will receive free accommodation... Read more
The role of science and culture is to address, deepen and illustrate the complexity of phenomena, including immigration and, in particular, the problems related to researchers in exile... 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...

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...

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...


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.

PHD4PMI is a pilot initiative financed and planned by SISSA Strategic Plan 2016-2020 to further enhance the training (soft skills), the Talent Valorization (in public as well as in the private research field)

JOBFair aims at starting a direct interaction between the leading Italian and international companies and the world of academic excellence, where Students and PostDocs will have the opportunity to have one-to-one meetings with the companies.

In the framework of the agreement signed with Fincantieri SpA, SISSA announces a selection for the conferment of a fellowship to follow a PhD course.


October 24, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00
A Colloquium by Pedro Ferreira of Oxford University on the latest advances and the future challenges for the characterization of space-time. SISSA Colloquia are part of...
October 17, 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00
A talk by Marcella Corsi of Sapienza University explaining the many issues and benefits of improving gender equality.
October 8, 2018 - 10:30 to 12:30
SISSA celebrates its 40th anniversary together with Area Science Park, Udine and Trieste Universities, UWC Adriatic in an event organised in Gemona del Friuli by the FVG...
October 6, 2018 - 09:00 to 16:30
The forth edition of the "Fin da Piccoli" Festival" organised by Centro per la Salute del Bambino, in collaboration with SISSA and Gruppo Nazionale Nidi e Infanzia. This...

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PhDs Awarded (1978-2017)