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Registrations to the fifth edition of School of Neuroethics, entitled “Emotions, language, self-control. Neurosciences, cognitive sciences, ethics and clinic of dependencies,” are now open. The School, scheduled in Trieste from 16 to 18 September, will examine the ability... Read more
Even if we study them at school, oxidation numbers have so far eluded any rigorous quantum mechanical definition. A new SISSA study, published in Nature Physics, reverses this state of affairs by providing such a definition, based on the theory of topological quantum numbers... Read more
SISSA is part of the Italian consortium which was assigned one of the eight European supercomputers for the creation of a network with very high computing capacity, reaching a billion of billions of operations per second... Read more
Following years of study in the largest research centres in Japan, Europe and North America, on 21 May 2019 the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA/ISAS) announced the selection of the LiteBIRD satellite... 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 9, 2019 - 13:30 to 17:00
A seminar by Angelo Dagostino, National Contact Point of the Agency for the Promotion of European Research (APRE), on the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Programme. To register...
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...
July 4, 2019 - 21:00
Born in Venice in 1646, Elena Cornaro showed since her childhood an uncommon intelligence. Written by Silvia Gualtieri; music by Salvatore Russotto; with Silvia...
July 4, 2019 - 16:30 to 17:30
What makes high-performance computing (HPC) actually high-performing? Besides the large-scale computational problems and the resulting need for large-scale computing...

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